PoeticMoment is an Afro Latina educator, author, and award winning poet. She uses her education and poetry as a way to start important dialogue to bring forth real societal change. It is through these two communities where she challenges what was expected of her despite various struggles, traumas, and identities she now claims. I caught up with her as we discussed writing, performing, and her … Continue reading Poetic Moment Brings Writing and Speaking to the Center Stage
“I went full force into exhibiting beauty, culture, naturalism, feminism and the power of individualism, or what many say: being unapologetically yourself, through social media and the next thing I knew I was featured in Essence, Billboard, Shea Moisture, Ispy, and Sa Beauty.” – Poetree I caught up with Poetree and we chatted about success in 2019, her journey as an “artpreneur”, and how … Continue reading Poetree Sets You Free: The Life of an Artist
Hey my loves, As we wind up the last month of 2018, I can’t help but to think, where did the year ago?!! For me personally, this year wasn’t the best, but it definitely wasn’t the worst! I struggled with a lot mentally, going back and forth fighting my flesh, until I got to a place where I started recognizing my light again. Then there … Continue reading Hello, December: Lemons turning into Lemonade, and other *tings
Hey my loves, Once again I’m back with a blog from yours truly, but lemme warn y’all now that writing this gave me all the feels (yeah I know I always say that, but I can really feel it in my bones this time!). Even though at the moment my bones are COLD AF because Louisiana decided to be 30 degrees today! But that’s not … Continue reading Mental Health: The Ish Is Real
It still feels like yesterday. You. The newness. The opposite of me. The something I was missing. The unlimited craves. And the feels. It’s real. Looking at the moments that we share and make, it’s a beautiful thing. The unknown layers being seen. The little things you do that aggravates me. But yet, I’m opening. The peace in you has me spoiled. Making me … Continue reading Open.