Author Archives: Toni Love

About Toni Love

Author, poet, recording artist, entrepreneur, activist and lover of children and life. Looking for nothing but joy in this lifetime!

Kiss 💋 #original poetry

KissKissThese lipsThey are eager for your gentle touchThe anticipation of soft skin against skinTenderMoistOh how I love the sensation of your tongueGliding ever so slowly around my ovalMoving deeper insideTeasing my anticipationIncreasing my driveFeeling warmth and compassion each time our … Continue reading

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Trusting the Process

#takecareofmetuesdayThis photo by @zamanifeelingsphotography I call my “ok God, what’s next?” stance. It was taken on a night that was a pivotal moment for me because I was surrounded by people who believed in me and didn’t want anything from … Continue reading

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Catch Toni Love on Facebook Live ❤ August 6th, 7PM EST

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My ODE to George (Original Poetry)

The first night of your trial I stood waiting for my son to return home.
The cops showed up first after stopping him for running.
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#This is Us – This is Me

This episode brought back the deep sadness that I felt as the caretaker for my own mother. The hospice nurse coming to let us know that she had 48 hours left with us and the goodbyes we had to say as we stood sobbing by her side. It was the most heart wrenchingly beautiful moments I’ve ever experienced. Continue reading

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May 18th Moonstone Arts #livepoetry Zoom Link !

Hey I hope you’re coming out on May 18th to check me out. I’ll be reading from my book Toni’s Room along with these fabulous poets at Fergie’s pub. But if you cannot then click the link below to get … Continue reading

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Save the date! May 18th

Come out and hang with me in the City! I’m excited to share my poetry for the first time at a Moonstone Arts Center event with these gifted poets! There will be an open mic and loads of fun and … Continue reading

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Bring a poem, bring a friend April 6th, 2022 to Mad Poets Society, 7pm!

Repost from the Mad Poets Society of PA newsletter: Friends and fans of poetry! Our next First Wednesday poetry reading, at 7:00 p.m. on April 6, will feature two wonderful poets: Tonita Austin, aka Toni Love, and James Feichthaler! The … Continue reading

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TONIGHT! Poetic Memoir Intensive with #Ursula Rucker

This intensive word/ thought/ emotion, self-truth-culling, seeks to be a journey of healing, art, therapy, and authentic conversations about life that will result in the creation of individual works/excerpts of EPIC memoir poetry. Each student is invited to perform their … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Park – Come on out and enjoy some music poetry and #phillyjawns ❤

Greetings! If you’re in the neighborhood and enjoy being outdoors, please join us: Sunday, September 19 – 11:00am at Sankofa Farm in Bartram Gardens “Mother Tongue” is the final program in the series that celebrations the fortifying roots of Black … Continue reading

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