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Tia Stewart is an African-American writer whose penchant for verbiage started in the fifth grade when her teachers thought she was passing handwritten notes about boys, but she and her best friend were editing each other’s books and magazine articles. Her third book is a poetry novel, Colors of Man: Tribute to African-American Men due for release September 2009. Her first publication, Colors of a Man: Transgressions and Hope was published in April of this year. She writes in several genres, but poetry is her passion. Ms. Stewart is an RN, who attended Northwestern University and is an alumnus of Norfolk State University, and Excelsior University. She also attended the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University for one year before becoming a full-time mommy. Ms. Stewart is a member of James River Writers. Tia lives in Chesterfield, Virginia with her family. TiaStewart.com

Poetic Prestige for President Barack Obama

October 12, 2009
Press Release Contact: Tia Stewart (804) 248-3928

Look for President Barack Obama in the soon-to-be released book, "Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men"
by Tia Stewart. "Colors of a Man, Tribute to African-American Men" is a collection of new millennium"call to action" poetry selections featuring historical leaders such as President Barack Obama.

From regular Joes to CEO's, African-American men are compared to the great masterpiece paintings.
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" President Obama is featured in the poem, “OLIVE” as in olive branch, the international sign for peace. I wrote that poem in October 2008. Guess all great minds think alike. Kudos to the Nobel Committee" says new African-American poet and novelist, Tia Stewart.

Olive,
Olive branch.
Of Preachers, and Presidents;
Poets,
Men,
And slaves.
Washington,
Jefferson,
Sojourner,
Truth, and
Douglas.

Determined Dove’s,
Nocturnal Nat,
Wishful Washington,
Fearless, fertile ground, Frederick.
Mr. Malcolm X.
Mighty Meager.
Marvelous songbird, Marian.

Mother Maya,
Father Martin,
Cousin Lincoln,
Uncle Tom,
Brothers, Claude and Brown.

Laughing Langston,
Joyful Johns,
Transforming Thomas’s,
Willing Williams.
Honorable Hillary,
Hopeful Oprah.

Nick of time, Nikki
Right on time, Timothy
Slip of the tongue, Sally
Destiny, determining, Douglas.

Optimistic Obama,
Believable Benjamins,
Cheerful Carol,
Serene Shirley,
Just say Jesse.
All about Al.
Finally landed.
Man,
Child, I’m in the promised land.

All about transformation.
All about restoration.
All about retributions.
All about grace.
All about the human race.

© Tia Stewart 2009

Tia Stewart is an African-American writer whose penchant for verbiage started in the fifth grade when her teachers thought she was passing handwritten notes about boys, but she and her best friend were editing each other’s books and magazine articles. Her third book is a poetry novel, Colors of Man: Tribute to African-American Men due for release November 2009. Her first publication, Colors of a Man: Transgressions and Hope was published in April of this year. She writes in several genres, but poetry is her passion. Ms. Stewart is an RN, who attended Northwestern University and is an alumnus of Norfolk State University, and Excelsior University. She also attended the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University for one year before becoming a full-time mommy. Ms. Stewart is a member of James River Writers. Tia lives in Chesterfield, Virginia with her family. TiaStewart.com

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