Profane Inspiration

I wrote my first poem at 11 years old. It was titled “Why” and explored racism, colorism, class, and income inequality. Though I had not heard the terms yet, I felt and saw them around me. I was moved to curiosity and anger as to why they existed-hence the title “Why.” I could not understand […]

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My New Year

It’s been nearly two months since I updated this blog. After the events of the fall I honestly felt too burned out to write that much(I will elaborate more on that burnout in future posts). I also had to focus on preparing my daughter to spend five weeks abroad in Dar es Salaam. My child […]

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