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Mother Earth Rejoices: my reflections on Jamaica Poetry Festival 2020

As I look back on my experience of joining the virtual staging of the 10th Jamaica Poetry Festival 2020, I am still beaming with pride. Respect due to Yasus, Jamaica Poetry Festival family and all the amazing sponsors for making it bigger and better than ever! #JPF2020

I was honoured to represent Jamaica and the United Kingdom while we celebrated the contributions of inspirational Jamaicans including the iconic Miss Lou, Olive Senior. I was proud to note that I was the only poet with a nursing background. It demonstrated how the art of nursing beautifully intertwines with the healing art of poetry.

It was an inspirational showcase of poetry on a global stage with wonderful poets from 10 countries. Mother Earth truly rejoices. Check out the show here if you missed it. Jamaica Poetry Festival 2020

Remember the Kenyan proverb, β€œTreat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It is loaned to you by your children”. πŸŒžπŸŒŽπŸŒπŸŒπŸ‡―πŸ‡²β€οΈπŸ’›πŸ’š

Empress mode
Poet Nichole aka Empress Nic
Behind the scenes
More from behind the scenes.
I forgive the missing β€œh” in Nichole 🀣

How wonderful it was, let’s see what other amazing opportunities Mother Earth has in store.

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The future is bright! πŸŒžπŸ˜ŽπŸ™πŸ½

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By Nichole McIntosh FRSA

I am a Jamaican-born British nurse, poet, blogger:, vlogger, podcaster, motivational speaker, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Editorial Advisor of the Royal College of Nursing Institute’s Nursing Management Journal.

I am also the Founder and Director of Maroon Mindset Unlimited Ltd, a consultancy company that works with the NHS and other systems to learn, think and behave differently.

Follow me on Twitter: @McIntoshNichole
Instagram: @tyrese876 or @maroon.mindset
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