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Red Hook Poetry Expo

I was ecstatic when I received notice that I had won the Safe in the City Grant! I read through the details and learned that I would be granted $1000 to host my event The Red Hook Poetry Expo. The Expo would provide a safe space for Red Hook residents to share their poetry, prose, and words of inspiration. It would also double as a launch event for my book of poetry, Reflections!

After weeks of planning and preparation, the day had come. I stood in the event space, nervous yet hopeful. In all about 30 people showed up. It was a blessing to look out into the audience and see familiar faces and loved ones. 

The event started with a welcoming address and featured poets. We then moved on to the open mic and closed with a Soul Train line. The event, the people, the feel, was magical. 

I am grateful!

 

 

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Spilling My Tea...

Between 2016 & 2017 I spilled onto pages all the joys, pains, successes and failures I experienced. I wrote about letting go of stale love and picking up new love. I wrote about depressive states and suicidal thoughts. I wrote about dreams of becoming a bigger, lighter version of myself and becoming a mother. I spilled it all. My first book of poetry, Reflections, is available at Amazon.com. Read a sample and if resonates with your soul, buy a copy.

 

Get a free Tarot Card Reading with an Ebook Purchase!

Reflections, Day Dream Alston's first book of poetry, is a literary journey through brokenness and healing. Purchase your e-book this weekend and receive a free (one card) Tarot reading which will offer guidance on your path to self-empowerment!

Get your ebook here: https://www.daydreamalston.com/store/reflections

Terms & Conditions: Readings will be delivered via email and will include a picture of the card chosen. Please message an email address and confirmation of ebook purchase to receive the offer. No refunds. Any disrespectful or aggressive behavior will result in the cancellation of the offer. Offer valid Friday, May 5th-Sunday, May 7th. Allow 48 hours for delivery of the reading.

Terms & Conditions: Readings will be delivered via email and will include a picture of the card chosen. Please message an email address and confirmation of ebook purchase to receive the offer. No refunds. Any disrespectful or aggressive behavior will result in the cancellation of the offer. Offer valid Friday, May 5th-Sunday, May 7th. Allow 48 hours for delivery of the reading.