My Book Launch is just 3 weeks away (Sunday 6th November), and you are invited to come and join in the Discussions based on my Self-help novel ‘Journey of a Sister‘, and its sister-book ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger‘!   The latter book has contributions from over 30 brothers, and some of them will be on the panel on the day! This is your opportunity to ask them any questions, and to meet like-hearted people!

Read Reviews from the Book Launch of the First Edition, and watch a short clip!

This event is for both men and women who have read at least one of the books in advance, and are interested in taking part in the discussion, or who just want to hear what others have to say!


  1. Preview Year One FREE (just click on the link).
  2. Visit Eventbrite to book your ticket for the Book Launch – you’ll get a signed paperback with your ticket!  ‘Journey of a Sister’ is only £9.99, and ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger is only £7.99 – choose the £14.99 ticket to get them both together for only £14.99, saving £2.98!


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(All 13 poems on my award-winning CD ‘Seeds of Love’ feature in ‘Journey of a Sister’, and two also feature in ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger’)

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 Lastly, here’s a video of my poem “Ode to My King Pt. 1” which features in Year 5 of ‘Journey of a Sister’:

Visit my Events Page for details of more events I’m taking part in leading up to the Launch(and after), hope to see you at one of them!  You  can also go on my Blog Tour where you can read exclusive articles I wrote for 6 different blogs!

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Do you feel happy in the summer and SAD in the winter?

It’s that time of year again, where the days are shorter, the nights are longer, and we get much less sunlight.

This can lead to a condition called ‘SAD’ (Seasonal Affective Disorder), a form of depression caused by lack of natural sunlight.  We get Vitamin D naturally from the sun’s rays, which helps produce seratonin and gives us the ‘feel good’ factor.  When we don’t get enough vitamin D, we can feel lethargic, unmotivated, moody, and prone to sleeping a lot. (I call it ‘going into hibernation’)

Many people are mis-diagnosed with depression and prescribed pharmaceutical drugs, when all they need is a good dose of sunlight!  I used to suffer from SAD, but discovered a way to heal myself using Color Therapy – ever since I painted my collection ‘Nature’s Art’ and hung them on my walls, I don’t feel ‘SAD’ at all!

Since I’m going to be in cold, grey England for the next couple of months, I keep my painting ‘Self Love’ on the wall at the foot of my bed; it’s the first thing I see in the morning, and the last thing I see at night:


 The vibrant colors really do have a positive effect on my mind and emotions, and I’m sure it will work for you too!  For more details on how the Colour Therapy used in my paintings can help lift your mood and emotions visit my Art Page.

I used ‘Self Love’ to illustrate Year Three of my Self-help novel ‘Journey of a Sister’ where she discovers the creative power of her thoughts, and learns how to ‘Meditate to Create’.  8 of my paintings which incorporate Colour Therapy have been used to illustrate the story, so you’ll be healing your Self in more ways than one!  

Visit my Book Page to read reviews, to download the e-book, or to pre-order your personally signed paperback, which will be printed in FULL COLOUR! 


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Sex with the EX


If I had taken my own advice, I wouldn’t have had sex with the EX earlier this year.

But when he called me up out of the blue after 5 years, saying he could ‘hear my voice calling him’, I thought he was being sincere.  Partly because I had just finished watching ‘The Secret’ DVD, and he crossed my mind; I remembered giving him my first copy when we were dating, and wondered if he’d ever watched it.  Then I checked my emails…and BAM! There was a message from him, coming via this very same blog!  Obviously, I thought it was a ‘sign’.

I don’t know what came over me to be honest.  It’s not as if I was that physically attracted to him.  ‘But after two years of celibacy, I was feeling horny, and not wanting to sleep with just anybody…’ I thought he’d do.  Better the devil you know, right?


My poem ‘Sex with the EX’ (which I wrote in 2007) would have been a good reminder for me, if I’d taken the time to listen:

It was like a replay of what happened all those years ago to make me write the poem in the first place!  I’d been celibate for two years, my ex called me up out of the blue, and even though he didn’t tell me he was seeing someone else, it didn’t take me long before I realized I was wasting my time and inner-g.  Us women are very intuitive, but sometimes we ignore our gut feelings.  We want it to work so bad.  But the thing with the ex is; if it didn’t work first time around, what makes you think it’s going to work this time?

‘So ladies, next time you fancy some sex and you think of your ex – keep your fantasies in your panties where they belong, and don’t try to turn them into reality…’

So from now on, I’m going to take my own advice.  Next time an ex contacts me out of the blue, I’m going to tell him ‘Next time you think of me, don’t call me, don’t text me, don’t even email me.  See I’m not looking for a fling, I’m looking for my King….’

Sex with the EX didn’t make much sense, but it certainly made a good POEM…

Read FREE extracts from my Self Help Novel ‘Journey of a Sister

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P.S.  There may be exceptions to this rule,  so if you’ve broken up with your soul mate, you might want to read this article ‘How to Get Back with Your EX

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Extract from Year Three: Life Path Number

Extract from Year Three:  Life Path Number

…Charles suddenly started looking for a notebook and pen, and announced “Right, let’s work out your Life Path number, shall we?”

“What’s a Life Path number?” Suzanne questioned, intrigued.

“Well, according to Numerology, your Life Path number is the most important number relating to your birth.  It reveals the road you’re travelling, and gives a broad outline of the opportunities, challenges, and lessons you’ll encounter in your life. It’s simple to work out, so let’s start with your date of birth; 5th of November…what year were you born again?”


“Okay, so first we’re going to reduce each unit of your birth date to a single digit, so we take the number 5 from the day you were born, the number 11 from the month you were born, then we reduce the numbers in the year you were born to a single digit.  See?”

Charles wrote down all the numbers to demonstrate:



= 21  (2+1=3)

“Then you add them all up”:  5 + 11 + 3 = 19

“Why haven’t you broken down the 11 to a single digit?” Suzanne queried.

“Good question, you’re on ball!”  Charles commended her for spotting it.

“The number 11 is a ‘Master Number’.  The Master Numbers, 11, 22 and 33 are the only numbers you don’t reduce to a single digit.  But even if we did, in your case we’d still end up with the same Life Path number.”

“How do you mean?”

“Well so far your Life Path number adds up to 19, but if we reduced the 11 to a single digit, we’d end up with 10.  See?”

Charles added them up again:


1 + 1 = 2

1 + 9 + 7 + 4 = 21  (2+1=3)

5 + 2 + 3 = 10

“So is my Life Path number 19 or 10?”  Suzanne asked.

“Neither.  We still have to reduce the two digits to a single digit.  In your case, both the 19 and 10 reduce to a 1.”

He showed her on paper what he meant: 1 + 9 = 10 (1 + 0 = 1)

1 + 0 = 1

“Suzanne, your Life Path number is 1.  Do you know what that means?”

“I have no idea!” she responded in anticipation, knowing he would enlighten her.

Charles reached for his Numerology book and flipped to the right section: “Being a number 1 makes you… ‘A natural born leader; you insist on the right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action. You have drive and determination. You don’t let anything or anyone stand in your way once you are committed to your goal.  You are exceptionally creative and original and possess a touch of the unusual. Your approach to problems is unique and you have the courage to wander from the beaten path.  You perform best when you are left to your own devices. Ideally you should own your own business and be your own boss. Hold fast to your life’s dream and work with the determination you possess to realize it’.”

He paused to look up at her before adding “It also says ‘Don’t let pride and over-confidence be your masters. Remember, your talents and abilities are a gift from a Higher Source, which should promote gratitude and humility, rather than pride and conceit.  More often than not a person with a ‘1’ Life Path will achieve much in life as long as the drive, creativity, originality and pioneering spirit are fully employed.’

“Wow, that’s amazing!” Suzanne said in a surprised tone; “that sounds just like me – how does it work?”

“Pretty much along the same lines as Astrology; it’s the same science,” Charles informed her.

“Gosh… everybody should know what their Life Path number is!  What’s yours?” Suzanne asked him.“Astrology deals with the way the planets were aligned on the day you were born, while Numerology deals with the numbers in your birth date.  Both can give accurate descriptions about the potential your life holds, and what you came here to do – but you still have ultimate freedom to do with your life as you choose; you can fulfill its potential completely, or make some smaller version of your Self. It all depends on the effort and commitment you put in; however, the possible ‘you’ is contained within from the moment you were born.”


“Read yours then!”

Charles proceeded to read about his Life Path;

‘The 7 Life Path is the seeker of Truth.  You have a clear and compelling sense of your Self as a spiritual being.  As a result, your goal is devoted to investigations into the unknown, and to finding the answers to the mysteries of life.  You possess a fine mind; you are an analytical thinker who is capable of great concentration and theoretical insight.  You enjoy research and putting the pieces of an intellectual puzzle together.  Once you have enough pieces in place, you are capable of highly creative insight, and of practical solutions to problems.’

“Oh, no wonder we get on so well – we’re both Truth-seekers!  So are 1 and 7 compatible?”

“They could be!” Charles replied cheekily.

He then proceeded to work out the rest of Suzanne’s Core Numbers and explained them to her as he went along.  He explained that the day she was born also held significant meaning, and reading from his book, explained to her what being born on the 5th meant: “…Five  represents change, non-conformity, individualism, travel and adventure –

“I like the sound of that!” she interrupted; “I’ve always wanted to travel!”

“Well it’s written in your stars,” Charles affirmed, looking at her intently.  Going back to his book he continued; “Five signifies opportunity, resourcefulness, and risk.  5 is extremely multi-talented and versatile, persuasive, sensual, magnetic, entertaining, scientific and analytical.  5 carries the magical mystique of quintessence that helps us experience the wonders of life.  This vibration is the innate healer and teaches us to be flexible and adaptable.

Looking up at her he smiled as he added;

“I can vouch for that.”


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Sex with the EX


I was inspired to create this poster after getting back in touch with two of my ex’s recently.  The first was the man I based the ‘Charles’ character on in my novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’.  We had an on-off thing for 11 years; our first meeting (and sexual experience) was so profound, that I wrote it into the story!  Over the 11-year period, every ‘encounter’ with him helped me to grow as a person.  However, we never had a proper relationship.  Maybe we weren’t meant to.  The second was a friend of mine who I had an ‘arrangement’ with about 15 years ago; Neither of us were in a position to have a full-blown relationship at the time, so we had an agreement that we would meet up every other weekend, just for sex.

Last year I had sex with the EX
SAFE sex I might add (let me just make that clear from the start)
But one thing I forgot to protect myself from was
Sexually Transmitted Diseases of the HEART.

Let me tell you the story…

See, we’d been apart for a while now
Our relationship ended amicably,
And even though we couldn’t get along, we still had a lot of chemistry
Anyway, he was now with a new girlfriend and I was practicing celibacy
After my own long-term relationship ended bitterly.

But after two years of celibacy, I was feeling horny
And not wanting to sleep with just anybody
I thought of my EX.

Now I already knew he was taken, but that didn’t stop me
See we still kept in contact and it was obvious from what he’d been telling me
That she wasn’t loving him the way he needed to be
So I took it upon myself to give him some of what he’d been missing
And I invited him over for a ‘cup of tea’.

Now he knew what he was getting himself into
So if it didn’t bother him, it didn’t bother me.

It wasn’t long before we were kissing and touching
We forgot all about the original plan
We made love over and over again
I didn’t stop until I’d had my fill and it felt soooo goooood!
“You’re just as I remembered” he crooned.

It wasn’t just sex, it was more like a re-connection
A deep spiritual connection, like what we’d had in the beginning?

But then, my ex reminded me about his girlfriend,
His ‘other half’ he had the nerve to exclaim
Like what we’d just shared meant nothing to him!

I broke my two year celibacy for a night of passion
(Well two nights actually)
But while I was having fun with him and feeling free
Releasing all my pent-up passion with multiple orgasms
I forgot that he didn’t belong to me
He told me that he had no intention of breaking up with her
And that I should just see it for what it was meant to be
‘A bit of fun’
How could he do that to me?

And what did it do for me really?
For a whole month, I was messed up
Mentally, emotionally, spiritually
It felt as if the very essence had been drained from me
It was as if the bad karma I’d created was coming back to haunt me!
I didn’t know the woman, she didn’t even know about me
But I wouldn’t want my man going off sleeping with another woman
So why was I sowing those seeds?
‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you’
That’s the Law,
‘What goes around comes around’ is true.

It took a while for me to recover from my wrong,
To heal from the damage I’d done
But as time went on and I learnt the lesson
I began focusing on developing my Self and making progression….

But then, who calls me up out of the blue?

My EX! (As they do)
Telling me how much he misses me and can we get together, “just us two”

Now sister-friends,
When your ex calls you up telling you he wants to get together for old time’s sake
You should take that as a warning
And take the quickest exit out of THAT conversation before you get drawn in,
You know what I mean?

Now what got me vex was that my ex ASSUMED I’d be up for it
He just wanted to have his cake and eat it!
He didn’t even notice how much I’d grown spiritually,
All he was interested in was cheating on his woman, with me!

He thought I was that same silly girl he was dealing with a year ago (churps)
I had to tell him where to go!

So ladies,
Next time you fancy some sex and you think of your EX
Keep your fantasies in your panties where they belong,
And don’t try to turn them into reality
You see life is a journey,
And relationships are simply stepping stones on your journey in life
And when you begin to realize them as such,
You want want to keep taking steps…….BACKWARDS.

Do you want to hear the ending to this story?

THIS year when my EX called me up
I told him;
“Next time you’re feeling frisky,
Don’t think of me
Don’t call me, don’t text me, don’t even email me
See I’m not looking for a fling,
I’m looking for my King
And you already have your Queen”

I don’t even feel sorry for him.

Sex with the EX didn’t make much sense
But it certainly made a good…..poem.

Copyright Cezanne Poetess 2007

So now they are both back on the scene.  The temptation to jump back into bed with the first ex was great, since that’s what we always did.  Luckily, I had moved to the other side of London, so those late night calls that would normally have end up with ‘get ready, I’ll come and pick you up’ or ‘jump in a cab and come over’  weren’t going to happen so easily.  It wasn’t long before I remembered why we hadn’t had a proper relationship; although the sex was great, we were on two different wavelengths mentally.  I’d written my poem ‘Sex with the EX‘ after an ‘encounter’ with him in 2007, but we still had sex after that (I was just venting!)

The second ex saw this poster on my Whatsapp profile and asked ‘Do I qualify as an EX?’

So are there any times when you can make exceptions to this ‘No Sex with the EX’ rule?

Personally, I believe that relationships are designed to help you to grow and develop.  Once you’ve learnt what you can from that relationship, it’s time to move on.  I’m guilty of looking back, thinking that there might still be something there to salvage, but in reality, as my poems says, “When your ex calls you up telling you he wants to get together for old times’ sake, you should take that as a warning, and take the quickest exit out of that conversation before you get drawn in, you know what I mean?”

Enjoy your journey!






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FREE PDF ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!

Last week I had a two-hour coaching session with ‘SuccSex Coach’ Cv Pillay, author of The Secrets Your Mama Didn’t Tell You About Men (the MANual to Amazing Sex).  He set me a 7-day challenge and said if I complete it, what he was going to tell me next was going to blow my mind! The first part was relatively easy; get 5 clients paying me £30 for a half hour Skype session.  I was unable to complete the second part of the challenge, as it involved having sex! He applauded me for being honest with him, and seemed to develop a new level of respect for me for not having completed it!  Cv is doing everything I want to do; coaching women on how to have amazing sex.  The only difference is, I’m coming from the spiritual aspect; his book is all about using sex to keep your man, whereas I want to show you how to build a connection with your partner on a mental, spiritual and physical level.

Since writing my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’ I’m much more aware of sexual energy, and what it can be used to achieve.

Book 2 Whilst writing my novel, I woke in the middle of the night and ‘channelled’ the scene where the couple performed their first sex ritual (I’d never even heard of them before!)   In the ritual, the man built a clear image in his mind of what he wanted to MANifest (it’s the MAN who creates the image).  He then shared his vision with her, and once she had ‘caught the vision’ the gateway opened (her womb) and the seed was planted.  I’m not talking about babies here; the womban’s womb is a portal for anything from the non-physical realm to come through.  As my book explains, babies are souls coming from the non-physical realm into this physical world.  However, the womban has the ability to bring anything from the non-physical realm into the physical world through sex rituals.

The reason I chose not to complete the second challenge was because I’m waiting to meet ‘The One’ I can perform my first sex ritual with!


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5 Days Left to Raise over £5,000 for my Book Tour!

I have just 5 days left to raise over £5,000 to begin my Book Tour, and I need YOUR help!

For the last 15 years I have worked on developing my Self by doing the ‘inner’ work, and as a result, I unblocked as a writer and artist, and have shared my spiritual journey through my poetry, paintings and Self-help books.

I now wish to empower other Black women (and men) and show them how to ‘re-programme’ their mind for success, to raise their children (if they have) with high Self-esteem and ‘programme’ them for success,  to prepare to meet their soul mate, and work on building sustainable Black relationships.

Watch a short clip of my latest Book Launch:

You can help me achieve my goal and help your Self at the same time!

Donate to my Indeigogo fundraising campaign and receive great perks in return! (click on the link for details, last day 13th March) or make your contribution via Paypal

Alternatively, buy the paperbacks of my books from (takes less than a minute to open an account) then join me at one of my Book Signing Events where we will be discussing the topics raised in them  (I’ll sign your books for you too!)

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Buy the paperback of my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’, bring it to one of my Book Signing Events, and I’ll give you the Seeds of Love’ CD FREE! (all 13 poems feature in the story)

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If you believe in the work I’m doing and would just like to make a DONATION towards my Book Tour, please do so at  A while ago, my spirit guides (as I affectionately call them) told me that I am fertile soil, and anyone who plants a seed in my life WILL receive a bountiful harvest, so don’t miss this opportunity!

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I’m planning on touring America as well as England, and am looking for Black Businesses to sponsor my tour; in return your company logo will be placed on all my promotional material including 10,000 flyers which will be distributed wherever I go.  You will also be entitled to promote your business at my events. Please contact me on +44 7944 244 116 if you would like to sponsor my Book Tour!

I am due to be in New York on the 19th March for the launch of William Frederick Cooper’s book ‘UNBREAKABLE’ (My poem “I Am What I WILL to Be!” is featured in it!).

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I believe this will be a great opportunity for me to build links in America and to begin booking venues for my tour there –  I haven’t even bought my ticket yet!  To make a contribution, go here

Many thanks with Gratitude and Love, looking forward to seeing you at one of my Book Signings/Discussions!

Cezanne Poetess  (Visual & Spoken Word Artist/Authorpreneur)

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FREE DELIVERY on all my books until 17th January!

If you’ve been thinking about getting my books but never got round to it, now’s the time! My latest Self-help book ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger’ is only £6.79/$11.39,  that’s 15% OFF the retail price for purchasing your book online! 

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My publishing company are offering FREE DELIVERY on all books until 17th January, just use the promotional code: SHIPSHAPE14 at the checkout – It takes less than 2 minutes to open your account, so don’t miss this opportunity to buy your books at 10-20% discount AND get FREE delivery!


My Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’ is only £8.99/$16.79 – that’s £10% discount!

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My Book Tour starts in March and will cover England and America; in March I’ll be in NEW YORK & LONDON!  Buy my books from Lulu, read them in advance, then come to one of my monthly Book Signing Events aimed at giving YOU the opportunity to ‘Meet the Author’, get your book(s) signed, discuss the topics raised in them, and meet like-minded people!

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Buy your books online, bring them to any of my Book Signing events where I’ll SIGN them and give you theSeeds of Love CD FREE!  (All 13 poems on the CD feature in the books – you can also get the CD’s Book of Lyrics from Lulu at 20% discount!)

Details of all venues and dates will be added to the Book Tour page by end of February – I will be touring a different state in America each month, as well as England;  if you would like me to come to your town, leave your contact details below!


Well it’s the second week of a New Year, and I’m making progress!  Are you?

At my Goal-Setting Workshop last Sunday we set our intentions for what we would like to achieve in 2014, and how we were going to do it; my intention is to sell 1,000,000 copies of my books this year, help others achieve their goals, and to publish my youngest son’s first book (including doing all the illustrations for it!)

This week, I met with PR/Marketing expert Michael Conally who is now on board with helping me reach my goals! And next Monday, I’ll be meeting with marketing expert Beverley Daniel of The Link Agency who is also proposing to help with my marketing!  Why would I need two people to help market my products?  Well, Michael thinks I should focus on one thing, so I’ve given him the job of helping me market my books, while Beverley will focus on marketing my art and poetry (even though I’ve used my artwork and poetry to illustrate my books!)

If you would like to attend  my next Goal-Reaching workshop on Sunday 2nd February at The Mella Center, 73 Oxford Street W1, get your £15 ticket from Eventbrite – only 15 available, book yours NOW!

Read my Review of the first Goal-Setting Workshop

Listen to my Affirmative Poem “I Am What I WILL to Be!”  featured in William Frederick Cooper’s new book ‘Unbreakable’ – I’ll be attending his Book Launch in New York on March 19th at Albella’s Italian Restaurant in New York;  I’ll also be having my own Book Signing Event in NY while I’m there!

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Looking forward to meeting you at one of the events!

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Book Launch Review

I’m feeling totally inspired after the launch of my latest Self-help book ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger!’

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Here’s some of the feedback I received:

“Thank You Cezanne for another fantastic event. It was very well attended, informative, healing, & it was also very nice to see so many Brothers in attendance, looking forward to reading the book, & the artwork that I won is absolutely beautiful; I think synchronicity is very much at play here; the photo reminds me of ‘Him’, I believe he was Heaven Sent & the day before yesterday he sent me a photo of himself wearing blue with his arms outstretched. Do I want a ring on my finger? I’d prefer chemistry, commitment, communication, elevation, motivation & trust, all of which I’m receiving & very grateful for. The gift of the artwork is the ‘confirmation’.  More power to you Sis, speak to you soon & enjoy your retreat in Ghana, DebRose x

(Debrose won a framed print of ‘Wings of an Eagle‘ in the Raffle – I Raffled 4 framed prints, a signed copy of both my books, and some laminated prints of my artwork)

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“Excellent night! appreciated hearing the view points of some of the brothers who contributed to “How to Get the Ring On Your Finger” albeit, some of their views may have been a bitter pill to swallow! The fact you gave us the opportunity to get together in one space discussing relationships etc. Is a credit to u. Give thanks continue to shine sis. Look forward to the next event. Peace & blessings” ~ Ashanti Michelle

“The Aftermath: I will like to personally thank Cezanne Poetess for putting on such a magnificent night. It was such a pleasure becoming acquainted with so many Afro-Caribbean faces both old and new. The attendance was wonderful but even more so the contribution from the panel that included myself as well as the audience that in many ways became the panel. Their input was tremendous and the way you guys the audience welcomed my thoughts, clapped and smiled brought joy to a brothers heart so thank you for being so receptive. I would like to thank Cezanne Poetess once again for inviting me on this journey and giving me a seat on the panel. Hopefully we will have many more events like these because ‘How to get a ring on the finger’ is very important and not only are we talking a ring but commitment where in a generation that does or no longer exists. It’s about upbringing, it’s about changing a generational curse. It’s about good teachings. I would also like to Thank You Kwame McPherson for the very welcomed voice of know, I see a good brother when I meet one and your book is on the hit list” …… Author Darren Moxam

“Thank you for tonight Cezanne, had such an enjoyable and thought-provoking evening.  Great people, great vibes, great cause!  I really wish you all the best on your journey, you are really an inspiration to me and I’m sure many more.  Keep up the great work!  God
bless you x”  Siobhan

“OMD! If you missed this event, you simply missed out. Firstly let me thank Cezanne Poetess for her gracious talent and artwork you are truly a soul sis-Star and I was delighted to win your Blue Lotus artwork, it will take pride of place in my home. Danni Blechner what an awesome pre birthday celebration eh, thanks for rolling with me Miss Entrepreneur or is it Mrs? Teehee. Darren Moxam you are magnetic and gifted with your words…in particular your response to my question about what a man looks for in a wife is enlightening. Yeah a man does want a best friend in his woman for sure. Author Kwame McPherson your poetry was so beautiful that I had to film it, you connected with me on a soul level and I felt every single word.  I learned men want love just as much as a woman does and once they get it they will indeed cherish their soul mate you know the one they cannot live with out. I sat down and I listened to all the panel answered my question ‘what is the top three things you look for in a wife’? and their answers were precise and in chorus they are ultimately seeking a woman to understand them and love them unconditionally. Here’s to: How To Get The Ring On Your Finger clink clink champagne glass mi thinks.  ***After tonight I am indeed ready for love and all that it brings I open my arms wide to receive it, not to squeeze it but to gently caress it and welcome love to my bosom. I am a woman strong, sexy and sassy, I vibrate and illuminate  After tonight my story is one of victory and strength in the stride of my thick thighs for I am the sum total made in the Creator’s image, perfect for the heart that is meant to love me, cherish and protect me. Tonight was not just about how to put a ring on your finger tonight was all about how to love you first. Be the love you want to receive” ~ Winsome Duncan

Me with Danniella Blechner and Lyrical Healer

(Me with authors Winsome Duncan on the left, and Danni Blechner on the right)

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I started off by sharing my inspiration behind writing the book, and doing a minute’s Silence: my book launch was on the same day as my grandmother Lena’s passing over, and I acknowledged her, and all our ancestors who have made it possible for us to be here today:

Some of the brothers who contributed to the book sat on the Panel, read their contributions and took questions from the audience, which went down really well!  I asked the audience “What is a Soul Mate?” and we deliberated on this question, and whether we as Afrikans should be following the Western view on marriage and the ‘White Wedding’; should we be looking to get a ring on our finger, or should we be looking to get back to a more Afrocentric Spiritual Union?

Cezanne hosting

Panel members from left to right: Jak Beula (of the game ‘Nubian Jak’), Author Kwame McPherson, Author Darren Moxam, Sculptor Rudi Seebran and Suraj (Seeds of Elevation)

Author Kwame McPherson read his poem ‘You Are…’ Pt 1 which features in the section at the back of the book ‘Poetry from our Brothers‘ (Part 2 is also included!)

The crowd

I performed my poem “I Need a MAN!” just before the break:

How to Get The Ring On Full Boo copy

Purchase your paperback copy from Lulu for just £6.79 (15% discount for purchasing at Lulu – you can also order my other books and save on postage!).

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Are you Ready for Love?  Purchase your copy of  ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger!

Ready for Love‘ by India Arie

Thanks India for saying everything I wanted to say in that song!  Since I’m feeling totally loved up right now, I’m also going to share this video by Anthony David which I love, called ‘4Evermore’:

 Nothing beats Black Love!


Cezanne (Artist/Poetess/Author/Black Love Promoter)

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BOOK LAUNCH INVITE: ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger’ Sun 1st Dec

How to Get the Ring On Your Finger Poster copy

My latest Self-help book ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger’ is now available to download from Amazon for only £1.92!  LOOK INSIDE the book to Preview it then ‘Buy with 1-Click’!

(If you are outside the UK, download the e-book from

This insightful book has contributions from over 30 brothers (both married and single) who were eager to give their advice on how best to prepare your Self to meet your soul mate and date successfully:  The questions I asked them was “What advice can you give to our sisters seeking to meet and marry a ‘Good Black Man’? (or get their man to commit)” and “What would make YOU put a ring on a woman’s finger?”

It will guide you through the whole dating process, including how to do a ‘DIY Arranged Marriage!

BOOK LAUNCH: SUN 1st DECEMBER @ The Mella Center, Oxford Street!

Join us for the launch of ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger’ on Sunday 1st December @ The Mella Center, 73 Oxford Street London W1D 2EP, from 4-8pm!  Download the book and read it beforehand, then come and discuss the topics raised in it at the launch – some of the brothers who contributed to it will also be there to join in the discussions; this event is for both the sisters AND brothers to take part in a healthy discussion!

How to Get The Ring On Full Boo copy

Order your FREE ticket to the Launch from Eventbrite, and Pre-Order your SIGNED COPY of the paperback for only £6.99 and collect it on the day! (N.B. ONLY PRE-ORDERED COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY)

*You can also Pre-Order a SIGNED COPY of my Self-help novel ‘Single, Spiritual…AND Sexual!’ (if you haven’t got it already) and make a contribution towards my 3-month Writer’s Retreat to Ghana to write its sequel (Optional)*



(For more information about this book visit my Novel Page)

Last day for Pre-ordering books is Sunday 24th November, alternatively order direct from Lulu and bring to any of my Book Signing Events for signing! (takes 3-5 working days)

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Cezanne (Artist/Poetess/Author)

Touching the Heart…through Art!

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*The Mella Center is a new African centre which has a range of Black businesses offering clothing, black books, crystals, natural herbal products, art, vegetarian/vegan food and more – come and experience a taste of culture in the heart of the West End, FREE entertainment every weekend!  How to get there:  From Tottenham Court Road tube station turn left, it’s about a 5 min walk; pass under the scaffolding and its directly to your left, opposite the Halifax bank


Bring Back The Love! Thurs 28th Nov 7-9pm

I will be reading an extract from ‘How to Get the Ring On Your Finger’ called ‘Sitting in the Silence’ at ‘Bring Back the Love’ this Thursday 28th November at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre (Studio), Town Hall Approach, London N17 (nearest tube: Seven Sisters).  Come and join in an evening of serious laughter as we explore relationship issues through drama and debate!  I have been working with BAP (Black Arts Production) Theatre for a number of years, and we are committed to solving our relationship issues through the Arts!

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Book your £5.50 advance tickets from: or call 07958 481 269 (£7 on the door)

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