• Who is LOVE The poet?

    Michelle Antoinette Nelson | Innovator, Career Creative, Author

    Founder of Brown + Healthy®


    About LOVE the poet

    Michelle Antoinette Nelson aka LOVE the poet is an artist, innovator, Artist Development Instructor, curator, and Founder of #BrownandHealthy a global health and wellness initiative for people of color. She's dedicated over a decade to her life's work to authoring books, plays, writing arts education curricula, and providing platforms for artists to explore and discover the true nature of their art. Michelle is an activist for social justice and a multifaceted creator who is also known for her work as a contributing writer for Red Bull publications, and Baltimore Magazine; a published photographer, producer, musician, host and actor.

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    Own Your Capacity & More!!!

    LOVE the poet's merchandise is available via her online store and inside Dovecote Cafe and Red Emma's in Baltimore, MD.



    Michelle Antoinette Photography

    As a published photographer Michelle "LOVE the poet" Nelson is always working to broaden the depth of her portfolio and help build immaculate brands for the powerful clients who cross her path. The work is real. The passion is more real.

    Check out @MichelleAShoots portfolio & BOOK YOUR SHOOT TODAY!



  • Host | Journalist | Radio Personality

    Official Red Bull Amaphiko Host | Founder of BE FREE Fridays open mic

    Contributing Writer for Red Bull and Baltimore Magazine


    Check out the Internationally known 'Baltimore Legend' LOVE the poet's Hosting Highlights! #TrustYourHost

    BE FREE Fridays Open Mic!

    After this jaw dropping performance Christen B has been dubbed "A cross between Etta James and DJ Premiere." Watch as this powerhouse talent pays homage to Josephine Baker @BE FREE Fridays' 10th Anniversary "The Speakeasy edition" Visit www.christenbmusic.com. BE FREE is the last Friday of every month! Hosted by Shelly Says So & Black Chakra.

    Doors open @ 7pm show starts @ 8pm. $5 b4 7:30pm $10 after FIRST 3 Performing Poets get in FREE!!!! Eubie Blake Center 4th Floor 847 N. Howard St Balt, MD 21201... It's gonna be fyah...you don't want to miss it!!!

    Booth Stories w/ Eze Jackson Episode 1 (WEAA 88.9fm)

    The first part of a series on the Marc Steiner show 88.9fm arts & culture called Booth Stories, co-hosted by LOVE the poet. We look at the impact the Baltimore Uprising had on arts and music in Baltimore, with Eze Jackson. Jackson is a rapper, activist and political organizer for Campaign for Justice, Safety, and Jobs, a coalition of over 30 Baltimore organizations focused on police reform, raising the minimum wage, and fighting against the proposed Port Covington project.

    Booth Stories w/ Christen B. Episode 2 (WEAA 88.9Fm)

    Listen in to our episode of Booth Stories, a series on Arts and Culture where we talk to artists and musicians. With co-Host LOVE the poet, indie spoken word artist and musician, and author of Black Marks on White Paper. Our guest will be Baltimore singer Christen B.

  • Commissioned work

    Take a look and enjoy!

    Perspectives by LOVE the poet (#PlacemakingWeek Amsterdam)

    Neighborhood Design Center commissioned me to write this piece "Perspectives" for #PlaceMakingWeek in Amsterdam. My voice comes in at the 40sec mark. Check it out! #LTPGlobal


    Free to BMORE (co-wrote and narrated by LOVE the poet)

    Commissioned piece I co-wrote and narrated for the Enoch Pratt Free Library's #atthepratt commercial. Extended Hours at all Pratt branches launched on January 8, 2018. That means more free programs, free computer classes, free fitness classes...you're free to BMORE #atthepratt. View the full schedule: http://ow.ly/8zGU30hBwUV

  • What is Brown + Healthy ®

    Brown and Healthy is a global health and wellness initiative for people of color.

    Our Goal: Change the Narrative and Change the World

    “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”-Mahatma Gandhi


    Brown and Healthy™ is a lifestyle companion platform committed to providing you with the tools you need to achieve a total health transformation. We know that true fitness is about much more than monitoring a number on a scale. It is about being strong, confident, and full of energy to do the things that you love most in life. For Brown and Healthy, this holistic health can only be achieved through a full physiological regimen consisting of positively stimulating thought, exercise, and nutrition. That is why we are arming our members with tailored meal and workout plans, uplifting news and social events aimed at creating and sustaining the most optimal version of you. www.brownandhealthy.com

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