July 29, 2016 11:28 AM
For poet Danielle Colin, words have always been powerful!
"I started writing poems in sixth grade," she pointed out.
Early on, the poems were for her-helping her maneuver through the challenges of life-then other people started listening to the words she spoke.
"I started realizing that I could use this as a tool to educate people and entertain people and inspire people," explained Colin.
"I said, ‘What would happen if you did one productive thing a day towards your passion and purpose in life.’"
Those same words came back to her like a boomerang.
She wondered why she wasn’t doing that herself.
So, she started working becoming a full-time artist.
The result was her own open mic at Troy Kitchen, her own book of poetry, and a part in the much talked about play "Eclipsed"
In a couple weeks, she’s heading overseas to perform at different venues in the United Kingdom.
"There's something powerful in speaking something into existence," noted Colin.
Updated: July 29, 2016 11:28 AM
Created: July 28, 2016 09:15 PM
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