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

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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

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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

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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