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It’s been an intense few weeks finding black people and people of colour landed squarely in the middle of another pandemic – racism. Something has to give. Something has to change. When conversation fails me, I turn to poetry. Here’s a poem I wrote earlier about some of my experiences – it’s not finished yet. I will continue to tweak until it’s right.

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I write poems, lyrics and songs. In poems my preferred format is haiku (yeah yeah short, yeah yeah lazy whatever) but I was moved to write a longer piece for a spoken word performance in a large group when I had a presentation for a job (which I eventually never used but I got the job and I will tell you about it in another post soon). This is my newest baby – it’s called ‘I Am The One’ and I am super proud of it.

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