Uplift Me

Uplift me, raise me up high,

Support me, for I am your daughter.

Being born from your love,

Breath into me the warmth of care

Polish me like you do fine gold.

Do not allow nor increase my degradation.

I am woman…

Mother of civilizations.

For you I travail to bring forth sons,

Submitting my intellect that you may be king in time to come.

Uplift me, raise me up high,

I am she, yours chosen for better,

To have and to hold as two becomes one,

Do not hurt me for others to scorn.

For it is through you I know my worth,

Uplift me and bless me, as this completes my work.

Rejoice in the work of my hands,

For in them lay the  art of unconditioned duty,

To feed, to guide and heal.

Woman, I am…! taken from man,

Yet, mother of all mankind!

(c)2014~Vearna

 

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Brief Bio. Name: Vearna Gloster Titles: Beekeeper, Pre- School Teacher, Independent Researcher, Innovator, Poet and Forthcoming author. Business: Arg's Enterprise for Pollen and Pure Honey Founder of: Bee Active Initiative Member of: Trinidad and Tobago Beekeepers Associaton Phone: 8682746677l Email: vearnarg3@gmail.com Website: argsenterprise.webs.com Vearna Gloster is an active Beekeeper for the past (10) ten years. Her broad and optimistic approach in beekeeping will open and enhance new levels of understanding in our local beekeeping industry. She is an activist in the promotion of saving our Honeybees by spreading the knowledge of the vital role of these amazing insects in our survival. Vearna is the founder of ‘Bee Active Initiative’ which help young children store information and help in the conservation regarding the role of Honeybees in the “green” survival of humanity. Vearna was featured in the Sunday Express Mix Music Section at #1 on the top 12 Indigenous Chart for her piece on ‘Honey’, capturing the state of our local honey industry in November 2014. She has been an awardee in the Special Prize Category of the NIHERST Prime Minister’s Awards for Scientific Ingenuity in 2015 with her Solar Bee Hive Vent and was featured in the Plenty Sport E-zine Issue #19 in January 2016 as ‘ The Honey Bee Runs!’ As an independent Researcher in the beekeeping field, she is currently working on Honeybee Botany in Trinidad and Tobago which also brings with it the understanding to the link of the medicinal/nutritional value of the plants/ trees/ shrubs and our honey. She is a forthcoming author of the ‘Sun Goddess’, her first poetry collection.

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