I chose these two pieces of her work simply because of how much it tells you about the author's style and sound. She finds a way to talk about politics, an awareness of space around her, and even just the idea of ambiguity in what one person sees versus another, all in one chapbook.
With women, however, there is one thing that will always be relevant: pregnancy. Through that class I took, the biggest surprise that I knew nothing about was a large inequality in birth-rates for women of color compared to white women—not that it’s something I was truly concerned about at the time, the numbers still scared me as a college freshman because to a certain extent, it doesn’t only reflect on healthcare around pregnancy. It says a whole lot more.
I've been home for a week, and I've got to say, it has never felt so good. This week, I have done all the things I didn't have time to do over the quarter, like drawing, writing, catching up with old friends, and best of all, sleeping. I forgot what it was like to sleep…Read more There’s No Place Like Home
But our lives will only ever always Continue to be A balancing act That has less to do with pain And more to do with beauty Back in 2013, I was a sophomore in high school and somewhere along my needs for procrastination, I found something that changed how I looked at poetry and at…Read more To This Day
It seems that with every month comes something new to discover and a new idea to think about. With March comes Daylight Savings time, the beauty of Spring, and last but never the least, Women's History Month. Welcome to the celebration of some of the most amazing people I have ever met and the history…Read more This One is For The Women