Month: October 2021

  • Are You Tired of Wearing a Mask?

    Are You Tired of Wearing a Mask?

    Maya Angelou’s words found me when I was 15-years-old and have traveled life with me for more than three decades. I have long admired her brilliance with words. However, it was the way she was able to write herself back into her personhood (while living a very colorful and well textured life) that made me love her all the more.

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  • POEM: The Solution of X

    This poem was written for the 4th Annual Womxn of Color Summit at the University of San Diego. We are not a problem to be solved. We are, and have always been the answer. We are both sun and moon. We are the Spirit Dancer. All life flows through us whether through womb, if we […]

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  • Poem: The World of A Poet

    Poem: The World of A Poet

    Poets. We are not difficult beings. In a world full of manufactured complexity, Poets are the least complicated. We vibe on a Love frequency. We are activated by Injustice. We are most alive in spaces where Liberation is felt. Words intermingle with air to sustain us. We stay hydrated and love to look directly into […]

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  • Do you know how much power your story holds?

    Do you know how much power your story holds?

    Do you have any idea of how much power your story holds? Your story may be just what someone needs to hear to get through a trying time, go to the next level, or allow themselves to dream again.

    And maybe that person is you.

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  • Poem: The Me of Now

    I am becoming more and more clear on who I am becoming. This means I have to be patient with others as they shift their understanding of who I am. This time is not a journey back to me anymore. It is me being introduced to my new self. The Me of Now.

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