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Nakia Deon is a storyteller, poet, performer and playwright.  Her breathrough, heart searching, poetic debut in Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin has captured and delighted her loyal fans.

Anticipation builds as they anxiously await this master storyteller's Short Drama's  Collection coming out this summer.  

David's Rocking Chair & Other Short, Dark Tales.      

Here you can read work from both books before, during and after they are released.

Here you will also find Nakia Deon on everyday topics.  Real and Open-minded. Ranting and Raving.  Enlightening and Educating.

             

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    Lock & Key 1.4: Let the Party Begin

    4 months ago

    In this episode of Lock & Key, Lank's going away party has begun and so has her worries.

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    Lock & Key 1.2: The Rising Daughter

    4 months ago

    In this episode of the erotic web novel Lock and Key we meet Lank. Lank is the lock to Link's key and she is beyond naive.

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    Lock & Key 1.1: The Rising Son

    4 months ago

    In this first episode of the erotic web novel Lock and Key, we meet Link as he rises on a special morning on the planet Retah. Link is a key and today he is scheduled to mate with his lock.

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    Little Black Kids on a Big White Lap

    7 months ago

    In light of the recent Fox episode with Megyn Kelly...and some recent conversations with Black parents about the whole Santa Claus "issue" I was moved to write this poem.

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    Policing the Universe...Turning a Blind Eye on Home.

    11 months ago

    As the great divide in America continues to grow between the rich and the poor our government turns a blind eye on its own and heads off to save the world.

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    Confessions of a Hair Nazi

    11 months ago

    Hair Nazi...the new term for someone who wants Black America to return to their roots.

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    As a mother of Black boys

    12 months ago

    I am shaken to the core. Uncontrollable fits of crying. Sadness like I am in mourning. Trayvon Martin is gone. My two little Black boys live on...but how long in this "Post Racial Society." ...

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    Top 3 Reasons You Wish Your Man Would Cheat On You

    15 months ago

    No woman wants to be cheated on...or does she? Sometimes cheating is a win-win for everyone. Here you will find the top 3 reasons why a woman may WISH her man was cheating.

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    Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin by Nakia Deon: The Author's Welcome

    16 months ago

    Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin the book is finally here.

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    Flash Fiction: Out of Wedlock

    16 months ago

    Diane Bridges is in an unhappy marriage. She is falling in love with her mistress and wants to be done with her husband...by any means necessary.

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    Poetry: Conversation With A Mirror

    16 months ago

    Finding peace within yourself is easier than losing yourself in religion. This poem is a call to find the God that resides on the inside.

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    Poetry: Relaxation under Pressure

    16 months ago

    Ever try to do a relaxation exercise like yoga or deep breathing but you couldn't relax because you were too stressed. This poem is about just that.

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    Flash Fiction: Baby Girl Thomas

    16 months ago

    Sometimes mothers reject their children...for whatever reason. In this short story a mother and daughter don't bond right off the bat.

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    Lincoln Review: Are We Equal Yet?

    16 months ago

    This Lincoln movie review hopes that the movie and its themes are a prelude to equal rights for all.

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    Beasts of the Southern Wild Review: The Magic That Moved Me

    16 months ago

    Beasts of the Southern Wild reviewed by a woman who is still discombobulated by it. The magic, the fantasy, the reality of it all combined with the awe of Quvenzhane Wallis.

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    DJango Unchained Review: 'N' Word Unchained

    13 months ago

    A review of the movie DJango Unchained and an exploration of the controversy surrounding it.

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    Nappy and Happy

    13 months ago

    Nappy and Happy is the story of Nakia Deon's natural hair journey. This on again off again romance with her natural hair didn't start with the natural hair movement. This journey began with the desire to no longer be...

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    Poem: The Preacher Needs Gas Money

    13 months ago

    From the book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem explores the phenomenon of the pimp preacher who uses his congregation to get rich.

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    Poem: Death of a Family

    13 months ago

    From the book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. How do you go on after a break up when your ex gets to keep his family?

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    Poem: A Call To Redemption

    13 months ago

    From the book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem is the confessional, the aftermath of a phone call from the wife to the other woman...the other woman that was once the main woman.

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    Poem: First Then Second

    13 months ago

    From the soon to be released book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin this poem tales the tale of what it feels like to be number one in your lover's life until someone else takes your spot and...

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    Poem: Carrying on a Conversation

    13 months ago

    From the soon to be released book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin This poem is a conversation about carrying on. Carrying on an affair that is.

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    Dada: The Granddaddy of Spoken Word

    13 months ago

    Spoken Word Poetry is an art form that is sweeping the nation with powerhouse poets like Staceyann Chin and Taalam Acey. This dynamic art form appears to have come out of nowhere. However this article sees a direct...

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    10-Minute Play: The Class Problem

    16 months ago

    This 10-Minute Play by Nakia Deon explores the issues of classism within the Black community. The play takes place within a modern day high school where the problems of class fuel the Black dropout rates.

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    5 Minute Play/Movement: Grampa Sends the Second Wind

    16 months ago

    This 5-Minute Play/Movement is based on a true story. The first time Nakia Deon went to college she had the support of her Grampa...and his support was priceless.

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    10-Minute Play: Old Flames

    16 months ago

    This ten-minute play: Old Flames by Nakia Deon is a ghost story. A scorned wife uses fire to cleanse her home of infidelity...over and over again.

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    10-Minute Play: Bed Bugs

    16 months ago

    This Ten-Minute play by Nakia Deon explores a a day in the life of a married couple who are living in a motel. The couple is being eaten alive by bed bugs ... in more ways then one.

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    10 Minute Play by Nakia Deon: Hindsight is 2012

    13 months ago

    This ten-minute play by Nakia Deon is about a woman's journey back in time to stop herself from making a very big mistake right before her younger self boards a very important plane.

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    Poem: I reminisce, I reminisce

    13 months ago

    This poem by Nakia Deon summarizes her one woman show Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. Even though this poem was left out of the one woman show it certainly speaks to her frustrations of never meeting her father.

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    Poem: Heart Abuse

    16 months ago

    From the soon to be released book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem is about a woman who knows the love of her life lives another. He abuses her heart repeatedly but like many...

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    Poem: Old-fact-ory

    16 months ago

    From the soon to be released book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem is about an ancient love that lingered in the nose like the scent of a rose but unfortunately did not linger in...

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    Poem: Midnight Tango

    16 months ago

    From the soon to be released book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem tells the tale of a woman left home alone while her wife is away on business. She cannot sleep because she...

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    Poem: Matching

    16 months ago

    From the soon to be released poetry book by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem sings the praises of a lesbian love that has survived the tests of time. A love that hopes to one day be legally...

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    Poem: The Musician Plays

    16 months ago

    From the soon to be released book of poetry by Nakia Deon: Sex Religion & Rumplestiltskin. This poem tells the tell of infidelity. A musician plays around on his girlfriend in her home while she is away. This...

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    6 Tips for Avoiding the Common Scrub

    16 months ago

    6 Tips for Avoiding the Common Scrub attempts to help save women from scrubbery. A scrub is a man that isn't worth their time and at all costs should be avoided. The 1990's girl group tried to warn the world about...

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    Short Story: Surviving Rumplestiltskin

    16 months ago

    Nakia Deon takes the tale of Rumpelstiltskin and flips it on its head. In this short story we are introduced to a man named Hobs who spins gold out of the pockets of crack heads and sets his sights on stealing the main...

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    Short Story: A Proper Conversation With Dad

    13 months ago

    This short story by Nakia Deon tells the tale of a young girl in her first year at The Ohio State University. This girl faces adversity and racism like she never has before and questions if it is all worth it.

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    Flash Fiction: The C.O.T.A. Lesson

    13 months ago

    The C.O.T.A lesson is a flash fiction short story about a upper middle class Black woman who prejudiced. Gloria Bradley judges everyone who comes into her eyesight as she is forced to ride the city bus to work. Her...

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    Poem: What is the Definition of a Beautiful Black Woman?

    13 months ago

    What would Malcolm X say if he saw the unbeweavable condition of Black America today? Black women are bleaching their skin and Europeanizing their hair. Blackness is no longer considered beautiful by black...

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    Poem: Clean

    13 months ago

    This is a fun little poem by Nakia Deon about what happens when we clean our house and the people who pop up when we don't.

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    Poem: Big Pretty Moon in the Sky

    13 months ago

    This poem by Nakia Deon is about the moon's power to control the waves of love. The beauty of the moon and the way that beauty teases us.

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    Poem: A Love That Pulls Me Out of the Corner

    13 months ago

    As a fan of the movie Dirty Dancing this poem was written in homage of the love scenes. Like Baby, Nakia Deon wants a love that pulls her out of the corner and makes her heart dance the grand dance of love.

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    Poem: Balls in the Air

    13 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem follows a woman from sexual promiscuity to self love.

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    Poem: Searching for Sweetness

    13 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem tales the tale of Nakia's desire to rid herself of bitterness brought on by heartbreak.

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    Poem: The Father of All Nations

    13 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem tells the tale of religious hypocrisy in regards to a dead beat dad who hides behind the clothe.

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    Poem: The Frog Collector

    13 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem is about Nakia's almost Step Dad; a man who collected frogs just like Nakia and her mom.

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    Poem: When I Was A Little Girl

    13 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem about a molested little girl explores the monsters under and in her bed.

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    Poem: For Sanctification Purposes

    13 months ago

    From the upcoming book by Nakia Deon: Sex, Religion & Rumpelstiltskin. This poem tells the story of forbidden love. The story of a woman falling in love with a female preacher who wanted to keep that love in the...

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    3 Trips to Kalahari: A Retrospective Review

    13 months ago

    After three trips to Kalahari Resort in Sandusky Ohio Nakia Deon gives a review that covers all of the bases. The first visit was as a single mother with two children. The second visit was as a family of four. The...

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    Poem: Safety In Numbers

    13 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem invites you into the everyday life of a single mother trying to raise two young Black men in the hood.

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    9 Tips for Non-traditional Students

    13 months ago

    The Non-traditional Student can learn a great deal from this article where they will find 9 tips to help them navigate the college campus of today. From learning how to dress or the importance of a rolling book bag,...

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    Poem: Seeking a Father's Love

    16 months ago

    From the one woman show by Nakia Deon: Owe'd to Thomas Kennedy. This poem tales the tale of what happened when Nakia was sixteen and trying to track down her father.

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    Short Story: David's Rocking Chair

    13 months ago

    David's Rocking Chair is a disturbing short story by Nakia Deon. This tale of religious intolerance speaks to homophobia in the most raw and in your face way - through the death of an innocent inter-sexed baby all in...

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    Poem: A Moment Flying By Us On The Wind

    13 months ago

    In honor of 2013 Nakia Deon addresses the issue of hope for tomorrow and the fact that we have no control over what the future brings. The future is now and if we are not paying attention we will miss it as it blows...

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