A Touch Of Orange

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Damont Combs

Damont Combs a poet from Southside Jamaica Queens NY and a graduate with a degree in Computer Technology Service from Johnson and Wales University. Mr. Combs otherwise known as Mr. Orange has released two books of poetry: My Poem... My Riddle, (Prysmatic Dreams Publishing, 2015) and Damont Combs presents A Touch of Orange. (Kingdom Enterprise LLC, 2016) Mr. Orange’ has noted the brightly colored color at numerous venues statewide. In 2020 he received a grant from Poets and Writers to put on a poetry workshop at the Queens Underground Poets film Festival.

Mr. Combs is active in many writing organizations in his communities such as What Cheer writers club, the Association of Rhode Island Authors as the host of Lively Literati (monthly open mic). He is also active in multiple communities such as Langston Hughes Poetry committee as their Poet in Residence and resident teaching artist, and 1st annual Providence book festival Committee.  He also currently works in Pawtucket working with the youth participating and planning different events such as Galway Kinnell youth poetry slam, Anti-tobacco 5th graders youth poetry slam, continuing on slated to feature in the 2019 Pawtucket arts festival in multiple events dealing with the youth and more. He believes in bridging the gap of pay inequality for poets compared to other careers. He is passionate about bringing open mics back into the community so artist can have a place to flourish.

In 2019, Mr. Orange live CEO of Orange Live Entertainment created Tell Your Truth. Mr. Orange live presents tell your truth which is a poetry based open mic that encourages open dialogue on many of the topics providence residences have on their hearts and minds. We have decided in 2020 to expand beyond one location and host in multiple locations to expand its reach. In 2020 Tell your truth was awarded a grant by RISCA for its positive community impact, 

 His books are available online at mrorangelive.com or on amazon. 

“In Life and Business! Don't let your failures keep you down, fail better each time till you succeed.                                      Mr. Combs