Estelle is a poet/singer/songwriter who works in the music business. She is also a critic for various newspapers magazines and television channels. Most recently appearing on BET to promote the latest talent in the Spoken Word genre. You will occasionally see Estelle in magazines such as XXL, Vanity Fair, The Source and Rolling Stone magazine. Estelle has a degree in English language and literature and is now teaching poetry in the US & India.
BLOOD ON THE FLOOR Judge me by the heart And not by the skin Now that I have bled Let me bleed you same within The divided still stand But realise within death The haunting of words Still lies on our breath Strangeness of colours sparks fly within range Co-existence and difference labelled dysfunctional change Knowing the tone was incited unbalanced Still born was a wish but vengeance was silence What was once foretold through Iron black dreams Was undone in violence in destiny seams Creation a masterpiece Now ruined in war Blood flowing unleashed On the grey concrete floor
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