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About Keisha

Aspire to elevate, inspire for elevation.
Aspire to elevate, inspire for elevation.
Aspire to elevate, inspire for elevation.

When words possess a pulse, they will always speak.

For Keisha Pooler, the promise of breathing life into language is more than a goal, it is a gift. Whether it is through a presentation as performance poet, speaker, or educator, the heartbeat of her phrases can be heard not only in what is written, but also in the way it is said.

Born, reared and rooted in the soil of Central Georgia,

this Dublin native has a delivery that summons a sermon mingled with an ancestral tongue of the South.

Keisha Pooler’s voice and the visions birthed through her verses reflect an old soul on a modern day mission.


Keisha has been privileged to share her craft and creativity at various venues. She has been a featured artist and speaker for numerous schools, universities, organizations and events including the My Black is Beautiful Campaign tour, an initiative sponsored by Proctor & Gamble dedicated to celebrating the diversity, beauty, and self-esteem of African-American women, the University of Georgia, and the Ron Clark Academy. Her poetry, seminars, and speeches captivate and transform all in attendance. The combination of her presence, storytelling, and performance leaves audience members empowered, elevated, and ready to evolve.


In addition to contributing her talents through the art of spoken word, Keisha is also an award winning educator.

A graduate of Morris Brown College, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature.

In her pursuit of scholarship, Keisha went on to earn a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Troy State University.  Since 1996, she has served as an educator throughout the Public School System of Georgia. Moreover, Keisha has had the pleasure of serving in numerous leadership capacities including mentor to novice teachers in the education profession, instructional coach to supervise and support teachers in curriculum implementation and instructional strategies, and as an assistant principal. As a testament to her dedication to academic awareness and scholarship, she received the honor of being named the Morrow High School (Clayton County Public Schools) Teacher of the Year for 2004- 2005 and is listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Educators. In 2007 & 2009, Keisha was named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, senior member of the Nobel Prize family, as tribute to her work as both a mentor and teacher.  


With a life confirmed in language, leadership, and love, Keisha is commissioned to assist in society’s rebirth through a philosophy of empowerment. This proud wife and mother is on a quest to reconstruct the collective consciousness of the community and inspires others to view life from elevated states of awareness.  In the midst of a forever moving world, Keisha’s clarion call urges all to be still and become change.



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