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Check the fruit

If you are not sure of my fruit… this tree just like the one in the Bible speaks. I am NOT the same person I was a year ago. If you can’t see it by my fruit… don’t ask the sucker branches by my feet…

Lela Jefferson –

Latest Project: “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” the 1st poetry volume penned by Lela Jefferson is now available for purchase at!

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Lela Jefferson Fagan is the author of the book “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” and lead blogger at “Memoirs of a Black Girl”. Lela is an avid reader “A Real Bookworm” of all things in print. She finds joy in sharing socially and blogging about topics that matter the most to her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Lela now lives in Houston, TX with her husband Oji, an educator and Football Coach. @LelaJFagan - See more at:

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