Maxine A.Moncrieffe aka Maxwanette A Poetess

Published on 14 January 2024 at 16:14


Maxwanette A Poetess aka Maxine A. Moncrieffe was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jamaican immigrant parents, at Cumberland Hospital. Maxwanette’s mother, Hyacinth Williams-Moncrieffe, was also a published poet, activist, and Maxwanette’s first mentor and introduction to the world of poetry. Her father Desmond A. Moncrieffe, was her source of music, and keeping her Jamaican accent. Maxwanette was reading at a high school level by the age of 3, and wrote her first Haiku, by the time she was 5, she simply never stopped writing poetry. At the age of 12, she participated in her mother's poetry recital and recited one of her mother's poems called "The Propeller" in Brooklyn, New York at "The New Muse." Maxwanette went on to enter and win poetry writing, reading, and literature awards and certificates. She has had her poem “The Little Things”, published in Our Times Newspaper, in Jamaica Queens, New York (2015), “Alone Again”, “One Step Over Please”, “As I Rise To Face The New Day”, “Freedom”, and “Cleaning-Up”, in Soul Vomit, Domestic Violence Aftermath (2014), “Where Have All The People Gone?”, in The National Library of Poetry (1987) & in The World of Poetry (1990), and “War…Why?”, in the World of Poetry (1987). She also showcases her work involving “Poetry, Language Of The Soul”, and that of others on her social media sites (Facebook, WordPress, Instagram, and Twitter). Maxwanette also owns and operates licensed businesses, "PLOTS PROOGING & PROMOTING SERVICES, LLC" & dba "Cyber Clerical Associates," an online magazine for Poets & Creatives: Poetry, Language Of The Soul {P.L.O.T.S.} ~Creatives Magazine. In December 2022, and received the Golden Bridge award from The World Ambassador of Peace and Literature 2023. You can also find her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tik Tok, and the allpoetry websites. Becoming homeless at the age of 12 in Brooklyn, NY, Maxwanette's poetry reflects her life experiences and that of those she viewed and encountered. She's adamant that people can change, become better, and help one another. Here most popular motto: "We're All In This Thing Called Life, TOGETHER...Remember? Namaste & One Love" - precious words to live by.


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