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Leeanne Harris

About Leeanne Harris

LA Harris was born into a family of artists in Montreal, Quebec, where she currently resides. She has a BFA in film from Concordia University. She is a showcased painter, published poet, narrator and teacher. Interlinking multimedia is a distinctive feature found throughout her work. Strongly influenced by her Métis, Acadian and Irish background, her works explore the body and soul’s spiritual awakenings through the human narrative and its rest points of change. She is presently working on a spoken word and visual trilogy entitled “The Birthing Bowls.”

Colored Girl

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Little girl with the rainbow colored hair
Double Dutch wizard side to side
Without care
Beauty, freedom emanate from your pores
Are you the Colored girl
I’ve been longing for?

What do you see, feel for your life?
Sing to me now
That I’ve dealt with the strife
Go deep inside
Pack your bags,
All the wonder, dreams
You’ve tied in rags
Live with me now and oh, what fun
No more girl
Living life on the run.

Colored girl
What do you say?
Come procreate with me
A brand new day
This is good
Where we at right now, internal gaze looking out
Let’s bow
To each other only
We answer to no one
Covenant sweetened
Ripened by love sun.

Resist no more
Stared black ambition down
Nothing remainsnot even a sound
Your voice comes through
My breath that you hear
Gestation formats a phenomenal year.

Can’t wait to behold
The outcome of this
A long awaited form of ultimate bliss.
To know that inside
Is finally in sync
To the newborn Nirvana of my inner link.
Little girl with the rainbow colored hair
Double Dutch wizard side to side
Without care
Beauty, freedom emanate from your pores
You
is the Colored girl
I’ve been longing for.

The Listener

The Listener by Leeanne Harris