Joy Milton

Freshman - 936 Points [Mahoghany M] (Brooklyn, New York)

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Joy Milton (also known as Mahoghany M) is a 20 year old College Student majoring in Business Office Administration. She is a YouTuber, blogger, author and poet. In her free time she likes to read, write, research, and spend time with her friends. She is originally from Brooklyn, New York, but currently resides in Kittrell, North Carolina. She is working on her second book. more »

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  • ''Sometimes you have to hit the ground running in order to find your destination.''
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  • Mahoghany M Mahoghany M (7/14/2017 9:50:00 AM)

    Thank you, Tahtyanna! I try to capture the essence of whatever emotion or subject that I write about. I've also read your books on Amazon. Very insightful. Keep on doing what you do! I'm proud of you!

  • Tahtyanna Mattocks (7/14/2017 9:47:00 AM)

    tots adore this author, she so real and raw and her poems put you in your feelings real quick. Its like your actually experiencing what is written vividly though its through words. All her poems make me feel like im actually living it.

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Best Poem of Joy Milton

Why I Don't Celebrate Independence Day

I don't
Celebrate
Independence Day
The parades
The Flags
The soda Pop
Mean nothing
To me
Because on this day
My ancestors
A Nation
Within a nation
Chains upon
The Melanin
Factory
We were
Forbidden
To be
Free
Our blood
Sweat
And tears
Fell into the laps
Of the White Americans
While we were
Struggling
Gasping for air
To breathe
Something other than Tobacco
or Cotton
We BUILT your America
White thrive
Bcause Black
Fought hard
To Survive
And we still are not free
We are enslaved ...

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