Daydreaming

Daydreaming

Sometimes Time holds a bite of you in its jaw Lets it age to memory Until it’s forgotten   Until it finds itself On your lips Or your hands Or your rib Years later  …

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Zenaida Peterson – Pride Proud

Zenaida Peterson – Pride Proud

In honor of Pride month, I’d love to share a piece by a brilliant poet named Zenaida Peterson. Zenaida is a spoken word artist based in Boston. Straight from the mouth of somebody that knows…

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My Parents Tell Me to Stop Writing Race Poems

My Parents Tell Me to Stop Writing Race Poems

And I flinch And I protest And I throw my mouth Hard against the wall Follow the way my rage has led me Know that I am angry And allowed to be And anger is…

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An Interview with Najya Williams

An Interview with Najya Williams

Tell us a bit about who you are, where you come from, and what inspires you. Hi, family! My name is Najya (Nye-yuh) Williams and I am a sophomore at Harvard College, where I am…

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Dispensary

Dispensary

And if he comes for water I will offer my sweat as consolation Ring me out like a rag Hang me to dry until he is alright Again And if he comes for food I…

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Poetry Festival Tips

Poetry Festival Tips

I had the pleasure of being in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during this year’s annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). Me, being me, means that I love going to poetry festivals. They are opportunities to meet…

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An Interview With Atiba Archibald

An Interview With Atiba Archibald

Atiba Damali is a writer, spoken word performer, and poet from Long Island, New York. She is the daughter of Jamaican and Trinidadian immigrants. Atiba has been writing short stories and books since she was…

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Volez, Voguez, Voyagez.

Volez, Voguez, Voyagez.

On a recent weekend in NYC, Ashley and I went to an exhibit on the history of Louis Vuitton ‘Volez, Voguez, Voyagez’ held in the American Stock Exchange. It was perfect for the bougie art heauxs…

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In Love With Your Rhythm

In Love With Your Rhythm

we are a garden the green plants are more vivid rooted in good soil your love for me blooms proves faint prayers matter too it reflects God’s sun just your existence gives me energy unmatched…

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Unavailable

Unavailable

Damn girl, I ain’t seen you in like, two months. Where you been at? You’re always busy. See, that’s your problem, you be too busy, can’t nobody keep up. You know, you gotta slow down,…

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