Beloved wins 3rd at CIPS. Nang K'uulas

Verses Festival Canadian Individual Poetry Slam 2017

Last month I had the opportunity to do something new- attend Verses Festival 2017 and take part in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam. I am elated to say that I made it to finals and  came in third place in Canada!     Getting that far feels amazing. What also felt..still feels good is having Read More


Roots n’ Rhythm’s ‘Beloved’ Spoken Word Album

Roots n’ Rhythm’s ‘Beloved’ Spoken Word Album On December 15th, I received the finished copies of my CD in the mail. Beloved is near and dear to my spirit. Sometimes I can’t believe it’s real but then, quickly I snap into the firm knowledge that yes, indeed this is real. The hours, I and my Read More


My First Poetry Feature in Ottawa

On Wednesday, January 23rd,  I performed my first solo feature set in Ottawa at a show called “Words to Live By”. It was fantastic. Words to Live By is a relatively new show that is run by two local and superb poets, Jenna Tenn-Yuk and Brad Morden- and runs once a month.  It’s  held at Read More


Revisiting Paradise

I hope to go back to Rwanda this year.  Can I just put that out there? Name it and hopefully claim it in 2013? I have no prospects to go, not enough savings as of yet but, doesn’t hurt to dream does it? That place planted a juicy kiss on my heart and I’ve been Read More