Inside the Chrysalis

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Jaiel Butterfly has TEA with DeePassionate1 in this conversational segment that discusses how women can be inspired by writing and music. These Chrysalis Queens spend TIME, ENERGY and ATTENTION on becoming their butterfly beautiful best selves! Watch these dynamic ladies sip and share their stories.


The Chrysalis Queens

Notebook and Pen
Image by Clay Banks




“There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” - Toni Morrison


Meet the Chrysalis Queens

The Chrysalis Queens use poetry, music and art to inspire new creations. Grab your writer's notebook and spend some TIME, ENERGY and ATTENTION worth sharing.



Denice Martin-Thompson explores literacy and language with the persona of Deepassionate1 Trinigirl. Denice is a literacy specialist with incarcerated youth and transforms experiences of pain into prophetic moments of inspiration. Her poetry is made even more powerful with her expressive voice. Dee hosts TEA  Inside the Chrysalis and has intimate conversations with Jaiel Butterfly about spending TIME ENERGY and ATTENTION to becoming our best selves. Deepassionate1 also hosts Trinigirl Training, a Caribbean flavored cardio workout. When pain is channeled through poetry it becomes prophecy.

Jaiel Butterfly

As a native New Yorker,  Jessica Elexis Monroe was inspired and influenced by the many forms of art and performance. Jessica has been an author for 30 years using poetry, music and graphic design to express ideas and emotions. As an educator she has dedicated the past 17 years to empower young minds to find their voices.  Motivated by the process as she modeled it for her students, Jessica created the character personas of Jaiel Butterfly and Chrysalix. While Jaiel Butterfly explores nature and the lexicon of language, Chrysalis composes a soundtrack to accompany superhero selfie images.


Inside the Chrysalis

Join the Chrysalis Queens in intimate conversations about life experiences with poetic narration and an epic soundtrack.

Episode 1 - Standing on the Legs of Your Legacy

The Chrysalis Queens discuss how to build a legacy and be motivated to move on from tragedy.

Episode 2 - Not Alone

The Chrysalis Queens discuss how social distancing is bringing people together in different ways.


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