Why do I write? / Why do I do this to myself? How do I stop? / How can I stop?
Jasmine Kapadia is obsessed with lip gloss, Beyoncé and Rupaul’s Drag Race. She is a 17-year-old Asian American poet. Her work has appeared in Good Morning America, Kissing Dynamite and elsewhere. She’s a poetry editor for Indigo Literary Journal. Jasmine hopes to produce a chapbook of work and eventually a full-length book of poetry.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Olivia Gatwood, Rhiannon McGavin, Warsan Shire
While I used to feel fractured when it came to my heritage, poetry has helped me realize that these fractures are, in fact, who I am.