Dear Morena,

Madre tierra canta por ti. The motherland sings for you.

Dear Mami,

I have hidden things from you that you simply do not need to know. Why would I want to break my mother’s heart? I could feel the fear in your voice when I told you I was at my first protest But you couldn’t tell me not to do it. You didn’t have the heart…

A Ray of Light

I’ve wanted to write and express myself but the words can’t be formulated right now. I do want to celebrate myself though! I’ll be reading my poetry to an audience. April is National Poetry Month and St. Joseph’s Academic Center kicked off their reading series. I decided to submit my work and my work was…

STP 02/19/2017

12:14AM 02/19/2017   Caves   I had already felt the shell of myself tightening And you decided to break the cave inwards   Diaspora   Child of the universe, Lotus of the water and the mud, Roots that are deep in the earth, Wings as vibrant and forceful of the wind, Where do you find…

STP 03/31/2017

11:30 P.M. 03/31/2017 Tribal Instinct It takes a whole village to raise a child. That child may become a hunter, A gatherer, A healer, A teacher, But in that same village, There is a chief who was once a child And the chief is a jack of all trades Transcending From angry words, You are…