Category Archives: Spoken Word

January 05

white girl

Spoken Word and I go back a long way, and have a very…complicated relationship. But some words just can’t stay on the page. This was written to be performed as spoken word poetry, so I recorded it as such.¬† If you’d like to hear me, please click the picture below:       ¬†white girl […]

October 20

Just Dance: A Poem

I wrote this poem last week, in a moment of frenzy trying to remind myself of truth. So often, I get taken away from the core of myself, who I truly am. This poem was meant as a reminder to always return to my truth. The video I’m sharing was one that my boyfriend took […]

August 25

Undoubtedly Woman

Back before I’d ever jumped head over heels into the spoken word world – I wrote a spoken word poem. I was in a Psychology of Diversity class and we were asked to do a creative class project showcasing something from the class, ideally something we related to ourselves. I thought about it for a […]

July 10

Shell

Six and a half years ago, my sisters were murdered in a mass shooting at my church. There, I said it. The thing that makes me “that girl.” The thing that I’ve said over and over out loud to the point where it almost has no meaning. And yet… Even though I have written about […]