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Heart-Centered Collection of Poems Celebrates Book Birthday on Valentine's Day

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"Heart Work A Heart-Centered Collection of Poems" Celebrates First Book Birthday

GREENVILLE, S.C. - s4story -- Founder of White Girl Advocacy and poet, Melissa Whiteford St. Clair celebrates the first anniversary of her second book of poetry, "Heart Work A Heart-Centered Collection of Poems on Valentine's Day which was released on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. The February 2023 release celebrated Black History month and the poet's literary activism around social justice.

Sharing her journey on the matter of race with readers in "Heart Work A Heart-Centered Collection of Poems," Melissa Whiteford St. Clair uses poetry as a mechanism to
process reflections and responses to her study of racism and social justice in American history and today's society.

Additional inspiration for the poetry came from participation in a JustFaith Ministries workshop Faith and Racial Equity along with independent study.

A section of lighthearted poems written while on vacation rounds out this collection.

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Below are Reader Reviews:

"Readers will gain a quick grasp of Black history." -Joan Henderson Hodous, author, painter and poet, It All Counts

Engaging poetry, personal musings, and thought-provoking prose on racial inequity

"The poet definitely speaks from the heart in this volume. Musings on her past, as well as respectfully addressing the matter of racial inequity. The poem "Library Voice" resonated for me. An excellent read overall!" -LeMeme

The book is available for purchase on Amazon Kindle (https://amzn.to/3RtXr8D) and paperback (https://amzn.to/3DBmsJE). Full details of the book can be found by scrolling through the White Girl Advocacy Bookshelf at https://whitegirladvocacy.com/book-shelf.

A portion of proceeds from the sale of each book will be donated to The Harriet Tubman Monument (https://www.harriettubmanmonument.com/), Beaufort, SC until monies are raised for installation.

White Girl Advocacy LLC

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