Unpacking the Self-Love Ideology

Whenever I think about Self-love, I imagine Julia Roberts riding her bicycle in Europe and eating hella food in “Eat, Pray, Love.” Confession: I love this extremely-white and unrealistic movie for me (she made Europe look so fun). Look, I definitely bought into this whole Self-love movement. I’m all about women’s empowerment and healing but,…

Elliott Erwitt vs. Tyler Mitchell: Capturing Humanity and Blackness

On July 15th, I had the opportunity to visit the Museo Diocesano Carlo Maria Martini in Milano, Italy. I was immediately drawn to the famous photo captured by the photographer Elliott Erwitt, that depicted a young child on the back of a bicycle looking back with two baguettes fastened to the seat. As I trotted…

Pitfalls & Eclipses

It’s hard to believe that I’m sitting here listening to a white woman sing about her emotions. That goes against almost everything I stand for but – that woman happens to be Fiona Apple. It’s hard to hate her. Even when I’m the exact opposite of her and her vulnerability is accepted upon first glance-…

Purchase “Capsule,” 32 Poem Collection

This is my first original collection of poems! They are made-to-order here and I will be hand making them and shipping them out every Friday. Here is also a thoughtful review of the book from my friends at Petrichormag If you cannot afford the book at this time, please consider donating so I can continue…

Senior Thesis 2020

This is my pride and joy – the largest body of work I have produced honestly! Give it a read if you would like ❤

Transformation, 22222 & Divine Guidance

If I’m being honest, these last couple of years have been the most transformative years of my entire life so far. If you think about it, we went from solitude and stillness in 2020 while sifting through rage and anxiety, to movement and the initiation of a new world order in 2021. I think a…

“el color más profundo es azul.”

the deepest color is bluefragments of your existence are elevated by you alone. above the top of your head, you can find sea glass, cuttlefish bones and empty shells-the vast majority of self, is replenished by holding your breath.  slipping transforms into falling-quick, thoughtlessly and all at once into the deep end. this manifests into anxiety until you realize-no one is coming…

Some Reflective Thoughts on 2020

As the year comes to a close, many thoughts fill the inside of my skull. The first being an epiphany, “I survived.” The other being the phrase: “I am grateful.” It’s hard for me to gauge where to start when thinking about all we have endured this year. It has been a year of pain,…

To What is Love, We Surrender

“What is Love?” I ask the timeless question, always provoked by my emotions Mariah Carey if that shit is sweet I wrap my head up in thoughts of you Ideas of a Love to fill me whole – Inside and out  of who I am. “What is Love?” I imagined it filled with pink skies,…