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dawordartist intends to share her passion and devotion for the art with everyone who crosses her life's path. She performs at various open-mic nights and poetry slams. dawordartist has also established a clientele offering services to compose and perform poems and songs for receptions, church services, various other events, as well as dedications to honored persons.

Background Information

In 1977, a hospital in Virginia Beach, Virginia brought the life of Keisha Parker Miller aka dawordartist into the world. From the moment she could put pen to paper, she has been blessing ears with her talent and charisma through dramatic interpretations of spoken word and story telling. dawordartist and her family realized she had the gift of word very early in her life. She began developing and maturing her natural skills while performing at any and every event throughout school. After high school, dawordartist began to volunteer with the Virginia Beach Public Library System offering performances and poetry workshops through the month of Africa-American History. It was at this point that she knew poetry would be her life.

Birth Place
Virginia Beach, VA 

dawordartist has won several poetry competitions including the “1995 Famous Poet of the Year” Award and the Editor's Choice Award presented by and the International Library of Poetry. Her work has been published in several anthologies including of Flute and Pen, Patterns of Life, Eternal Portraits and Voyages, which is an international anthology. You can also find some of her work on several online poetry sites such as Timbooktu and Def Poetry Jam. She has recently launched her own publishing company, More Than Words Publishing, and will release her first collection of vibrant and thought-provoking poetry and short stories, You Know What I’m Saying, in January of the year 2004.

In 2004, dawordartist received her Associates in Business and graduated Magna Cum Laude and is continuing to pursue her Bachelors whichs she will obtain in 2006. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society. In July of 2004, she became a Wall of Tolerance Invitee on the Civil Rights Monument in Birmingham, Alabama. In April of 2005, Keisha received the C.O.U.P.(The Community Oriented Underground Poet) award at National Underground Spokenword Poetry
Awards (NUSPA) held in Maryland.

Additional Information

FINALLY The Long Awaited Writings of dawordartist are released in her very first collection of poems and short stories entitled YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING You do not have to wait anymore to be exposed to the skills of one of the most raw spoken word artists of today!!!! Please visit www.barnes& to get your copy today. You may contact More Than Words Publishing at (757) 348-7518 or to get dawordartist booking information.

Contact Information
More Than Words Publishing
P.O. Box 64764 
Virginia Beach VA 23454   US
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