About

A rolled parchment paper bearing a wax seal and quill sitting in a jar of ink rest near a burning candle in a brass candleholder.

Craving inspiration? Sylvia aka Sincere Scribe™ is the woman for the mission. Endowed with creativity, she employs her God-given gifts of poetry, graphic design, speaking, and songwriting to enlighten, motivate, and impart joy. She shares Robert Hatch's sentiments, "I love inspiring people and helping them reach their potential."

Sylvia has penned poetry for over 20 years. Her love affair with rhyme began in her late teens when she accepted God into her life and ceased composing secular rap lyrics. She would then read original poems for monthly Youth Church services and write custom poem tributes for special occasions such as funerals, graduations, and pastor appreciations.

Sylvia went on to publish poetic works in journals, newspapers, and magazines. She also contributed poems to five Gumbo for the Soul anthologies, as well as self-published two books, Gift of Life: Inspirational Poems and Unafraid to Dream: Motivational Poems. Plus, she later founded the female poetry event, Womanly Words: Poetry from a Female Perspective. In addition, she placed as a finalist in the AHF Speak Out Spoken Word 2K15 The Poetry Slam Regionals, and had some of her lyrics accepted as a part of a mental health song collaboration by Poet Yashi Brown, Michael Jackson's niece.

As you can discern, Sylvia delights in imparting her poetic gift. She states in her poem, "A Single Lifetime," from her book, Gift of Life, "If I can manage to influence someone, a significant deed I shall have done."