#AmWriting: Poetry, Etc.

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Last week, I wrote 17 haiku.

Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed
Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed. Via http://goo.gl/ehi72x

The week before that, I wrote three poems inspired by what I was seeing and hearing and feeling in the world. Kentucky Derby snapshots on Instagram. Jhene Aiko music. Articles about Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson and intimate partner violence in queer communities.

Poetry is helping me work through some things. Helping me breathe through All of The Things.

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