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I am a Italian Cherokee African American poet Vicentino Mason Italy I studied Munich Salzburg Augsburg Germany Mc Graw Kaserne USAF United States Armed Forces The Department of Defense creative writing fine art poetry literature folktale classic folklore writing short stories children books I also studied theology the study of saints of the Catholic Church Christian writing lyric's hymn's for The Believer's for Jesus Academy of American Poets also Poetry Soup of Marietta Georgia New Jersey writer's poet's slam of Chicago Poetry meet ups of Baghdad Iraq 1999 I begin summiting poems on poetry.com encouraged Montel Williams poetry contest for MS. survivors inspired by little 'Mattie' Stepanek the 7 year old disabled poet fighting for his life I was given commendations awarded best poet 5 years in a row completed 4 anthologies of poems recently Ernest Hemmingway home Key West Fl. Robert Frost poetry contest ....

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Long ago my ancestors began building rome stone builders the meaning of my name mason stone workers masonry handed down generation after generation beautiful history heritage italian culture every five hundred years a girl child is born with rare stone teeth representing identifying the true italian bloodline of mason vicentino descendants this tooth never ages i was blessed with two rare gem stones teeth defining of royalty in Italy royalty in me

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Every morning dad and i set out on our jog at George Washington carver high school track most times he won until my legs stretched out in no time i was winning he would always say he let me win after breakfast with big momma we'd prune the 4 o clock flowers our lady of the garden catholic church shine all the pews chat with the nuns then set out again walking through the tunnel where speakeasies were written on the wall of courage leaders artist musicians searching for change my dad knew every body hello mr king hi mr king beautiful daughter mr king he was so very proud of me by noon the forest preserve golf course settling down for long talks about any subject finally we arrived at the church and youth center where people gathered expressing their feelings on how to better the southside of Chicago from college students to aldermen all about change after returning to the states dad and i went back 1989 after Harold Washington people still needing change the youth center was packed by this time i was wearing wires pregnant for the fbi preventing weapons and drugs from being sold on the streets mayor Daley was sworn in and Barack and Michelle Obama were having their first date at the very same youth center change was occuring right before us.
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this warm breeze is so fine settles
within me like a glass of red wine
arousing my pallet lifting my spirit
soaring across the wide open grandeur

I want more as my nose except this
vintage aroma tickling me sending chills
down my spine to the nape of my back
awakening my senses to young grapes

asian pears a hint of cedar a fine plum
lingers about my tongue adding a rather
calming smooth texture tampering with
my taste buds a playful tad of citrus holding

nothing back making me blush chocolate
gives this one a bold finish a fruity rush
my blonde hairs stand erect along my shoulders
reflecting the sun softly dancing between this
tangible subtle untimely crisp noon time breeze




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after becoming brain injured my husband
and his violent offender mistresses began
a severe form of domestic abuse he would
... continued
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As i awakened from a coma dazed i couldn't tie my shoe or hold a fork crying was laughing and vice verse the most cruelest intentions occured my husband gathered a group of mistresses taking funds from my account traumatic brain injury funds to care for a disabled wife i heard the women cackle with demands on the telly they were very vicious two were recently released repeat violent offenders he accommodated them as i lay bleeding i confronted him about it he threw a large stone barely hitting my head he hit my shoulder knocking me down he told my children it was accident my son said but you hit her in the back dad i was so afraid distraught i packed my entire townhome up and headed north believing i was getting away from these terrorist in skirts totally blackmailing him big mistake i landed right where these women were from Wisconsin female prison i thought I'd be safe since i wore wires pregnant for the fbi supervisor of Milwaukee after witnessing a murder meant for me i didn't realize how brain injury affects me i settled in new life when he began creeping out meeting these violent offenders females his Mexican offender began stalking me threatening calls my husbands with her i confronted him he flew enraged punching holes in the walls slams my daughter's head into a wooden door throwing large items busting walls children screaming as he rushes me i reach for the phone he takes my arm and began breaking it two sons holding my arm one way to prevent the actual crack he then punches my disabled brain injured son with his fist in the back of his head he falls to the floor my arm pop my daughter screams my son managed to call the police he was arrested released he moves in with this Mexican violent offender she was furious he wanted his family back i refused to ever return he finally stopped seeing her but she blamed me her violent rage threats towards my children and i continued my husband finally told her it was over to leave his family alone she began making false report about my honor student false reports to police my kids alone while i attended the murder trial they came startled the kids to find my 17 year old son honor student taking college classes since the 6th grade she then poured gasoline under my door mixed with syrup my catholic church family assisted me in getting safe i feared my safety and my children i never returned to the abuse to this day his violent offender was released again stalking searching for my children and i domestic violence from hell

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There will be stars
shining so brightly
warm breezes beneath
... continued
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the fascinating hills of rome
my great grandfather building

statues roads stone buildings
with his bare hands named after

Mason Italy through the valley down
the canals of Vicenza my great

grandmother named me Nona
which means grandmother

in Italian dazzling the floral gardens
that covered the stonery my heritage

the name Mason means stone builder
in Italian it also means stone worker

our heritage culture before arriving
America mi Nona She Knows

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Aroused by chemistry

Hints of us dazzling

about the mystical

beacons rays the sun

has left behind cradled

to the blunt offerings

of brilliant moon dusk

borrowed from tomorrow

crystalizing sandy shores

lifting the sea sinking

the tides revealing

Heaven on earth daily

a quiet calmness explored

why do we then crave

a future unseen unfelt

at risk of missing totally

out on the beauty of today

Title..TODAY

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this dramatic verse explains the Christmas eve curse
it was that Christmas eve I lay broken in chronic pain
todays missal St John Paul 11 final Christmas eve mass
my husband burst in the door after creeping with you

no sugar plums or turkey just a fist full of pain slamming
his daughters head right through a wooden door
punching my son in the back of the head down to the floor
he had a previous head injury already he was trying to stop his dad

from breaking my arm you see although your terror against me
was decades ago my husband confessed his sin only too late
you see I'd already taken Jesus Christ as my new and only mate
I wonder your rage envy anger slander vicious attacks toward me

why he has since moved on you loaded him with lust slander
and violence to attack his own family I forgave him long ago
after wondering what could make him turn so violent on his knees
he explained we were new in town I had no friends a disabled family

I couldn't take care of myself he vowed to honor sickness and health
I suffered severe traumatic brain injury blindness my husband shattered
into tears saying you were just released again from prison he'd been
meeting you late night he apologized after he was released from jail

he did moved right in with you I stayed within my faith never to return
to such a violent man living with his convicted violent mistress
I thank god for my catholic church domestic violence outreach
the brain injury foundation for helping me remain safe



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stop threatening me honey I gave you my husband Christmas eve

that Christmas eve I lay broken and blungeoned his rage exploded

after he returned home from creeping with you he smelled of pico degio booze

spit and slob it was Christmas eve i'm so glad this day has passed as I lay ill reading the

todays missal st john paul 11 final Christmas eve mass my husband

storms in a fist full of painful gifts for his family pushing his daughter head first in door

breaking my arm punching my brain damaged son head first to the floor

throwing large items busting the walls controlled answering the devils calls

a bewitching lustful spell to kill his own family something worse than amittyville

horror or hell I was new in town I had no friends the police arrived hauled him away

oh and honey you can have him back to your bed is where he'd stay

your anger with me slander stalking home invasions after all this abuse after all this madness

you loaded him to attack his own family he still left your sticking bed for a man in a dress


move on dear that was nearly two decades ago I can't believe your rage envy hatred still thrives for my ex husband is transgendered now I forgave him long ago I was brain injured blind I'm at peace you are truly dangerous very vicious and very violent offender
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