Join me on this four-year journey to become the Meril I am now.
This poem is about the African diaspora and the struggles and experiences of being a Black woman.
A poem about our two neighborhoods in New York and our experiences inhabiting the city in our own particular lenses.
The poem speaks to our shared history as Asian-American women, emphasizing a colonial past in China and India, our liberation, and the formation of new rituals between generations all through the lens of tea.
A piece about my relationship to my cultural identity that explores my feelings about being Chinese and raised in America.
My podcast is about many things, hence the name. I talk about many topics, from problems with social media to the lack of success of arobeats. I hope you enjoy it—you just never know what to expect with Gifty.
This poem explores the generational gap that is felt by first-generation Asian immigrant parents and their children. While communication may seem difficult at first, it is still possible to find hope and reconciliation.