Parental Pressure

Parental Pressure

Parental Pressure Life can get hard and it can really put some pressure on you. But the thing is that life tends to start with this concept called being raised. And that responsibility tends to be given to those who gave birth to you. The issue with life is that at times the ones that…

Sickle Cell

Sickle Cell

Sickle Cell I was asked to be a part of this great foundation, by writing and performing this spoken word piece. I have been around many people who suffer from this disease. And when those people went into a crisis it was really scary. The main problem is that there is nothing you can but…

ready or not

Ready or not

Ready or not Ready or not is about death and how people tend to not want to die. And the fear of not dying tends to keep people awake and tends to push people into this mindstate of wanting more out of life. More than what might be destined for them or promised to them.…

She wore a mask

She wore a mask

She wore a mask This collaboration was fun because it allowed me to step into a totally different space. As a writer or as a poet you have the freedom to create worlds. And luckily sometimes someone wants to collaborate and pull you out from the usual worlds you create to a new one. This…

A look back

A look back

A look back Some like to say that you won’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been. Others would say that the past makes you who you are. Which makes a lot of sense if you take being brought up as part of it. But this poem was about me taking…