Poetry from the Past

Going through some old boxes I stumbled upon a folder full of poems I wrote decades ago. Some of them made me laugh, some made me cry, but they all made me relive the moments that inspired them. For some people I know, these poems are about them. I will never say who those people are…..hopefully … More Poetry from the Past


Remembering a Man 

It’s been a few years now since my grandfather passed away. It came as a great shock to our family when it happened. One day he was perfectly fine and the next day the doctors thought he had had a stroke. He went to the hospital and they put him on medication that made him go … More Remembering a Man 

In Memory

In 2009 I lost my grandmother. Baba. She was someone who had been through it all in her life. I really respected what she had done as a woman and as a community member. It was hard for me to process losing her and the only way I knew how to express my self was … More In Memory