Many people take time to appreciate the world around them, but how many of us have taken the time to explore our worlds within?
Spoken Word Poetry
From close proximity, the speaker observes how the boys she knows intimately face daily obstacles in a world full of heavy systemic institutions.
This is a story of a woman, shackled with chains. She tries so hard to break free and be with the one she truly loves, which leads to her demise.
Growth and transitions inspired this piece. On this journey, I learned it takes healing my old wounds to embrace my greatest potential fully. There’s progress in making it to even take one more step!
A spoken word piece concerning Asian hate crimes and the feeling of being the next victim.
Pledge of Allegiance: Revised” is a subversion of the American Dream through the lens of mental wellbeing; “gifted” is a gilded promise unraveled by statistics and a vow to embrace the strength of vulnerability.
A poem that tackles surface-layer Black characters and urges Black humanity.
there is something deeply wrong with the body.
A poem that takes a new view on The Table (a common standard for minorities to strive for).
Some moments never stuck, others are vividly blazed. These are memories are stained-covered with tears, laughter and my heart. Invaluable and reflected across page.
One Girl… One Love… where did it lead her?
What’s the cost? And how do we decide?
This poem is a classic extended metaphor and an angry feminist poem about a woman’s relationship to food and the kitchen.
The perfect relationship is a facade. Always. Even when you think you know exactly how the other person is feeling, there is always a secret. Sometimes, that secret is pain.
This piece was written to myself, and is a reflection of the self-hatred that I often feel as a teenage girl. It also depicts the enveloping and consuming nature of my anxiety.