Story Time

Let It Shine: My Haiti Testimony

Before I delve into this story I want to let you all know that you can help the people of Desab by donating to an organization called Stone by Stone at http://www.stonebystone.org. This post is raw, and emotional, and imperfect in its story. Some of you reading this may know that a few weeks ago… Continue reading Let It Shine: My Haiti Testimony

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Slam Poetry

Slam: Divide

Today I am afraid. I am afraid because the nighttime finally looks scary like the book from when I was small I am afraid because my free spirit has been chained by steel barrels and firecracker sounds Only those aren't firecrackers and now I can't breathe because what I thought was a toy is actually… Continue reading Slam: Divide

Story Time

I Don’t Have It All Together, And I Shouldn’t

Today someone asked me how I always seem to have it all together. They said that every time they talk to me I have a plan and I am making strides to fulfill it. In that moment- standing in front of this person who sees this version of me- I thought, "People were wrong to… Continue reading I Don’t Have It All Together, And I Shouldn’t