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Lunenburg in the Dark

I was invited by musician, filmmaker and founder of Women’s Liberatory, Tamar Dina to collaborate on a film project.  My role was to write an original poem that would speak to the concepts of darkness and lightness in literal and metaphorical terms.  Why are people so afraid of the dark and Blackness including when it Read More

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The Problem with Telling my Foreign Volunteers Speak English

For two years I worked for an organization that coordinated exchanges between youth from Canada and from other countries. Often, when outside of our sessions, our exchange country (EC) youth would speak their local language. Noticing that some of the Canadians were trying to socialize with the EC youth and could not because of language, Read More

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