Happy #NationalPoetryDay!

The leaves are changing

The wheels are turning effortlessly in my mind

stars are aligning

it must mean that our time has come.

Happy National Poetry Day!


 Something about a good word that brings you much pleasure. I truly enjoy poetry and all that it does for the soul. I woke up this morning in reflection of so much, and then it hit me.

“IT’S YOUR DAY LOVE!”

I squealed with so much excitement and joined my family via social media to celebrate us.

The storytellers.

The scribes.

The writers.

This artistry isn’t made for everyone. We have a unique gift that everyone longs to have. It’s amazing.

Sometimes, I can’t even believe that I am a poet.

This art has saved me so many times.

And I’m sure there’s a unique story for everyone behind poetry.


In honor of #NationalPoetryDay, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite pieces and phenomenal individuals.

Spoken Word

Jasmine Mans – Dear Ex Lover

Miles Hodges – From Head To Toe

Carl Lewers – Jigsaw

Alysia Harris – This Woman


Written Poetry

Nikki Giovanni – “I Take Mastercard (Charge Your Love To Me)”

Nikky Finney – “Dancing With Strom”

Langston Hughes – Mother To Son


I hope you enjoy the readings! I’d be remiss not to share some of what I’ve been up to lately, so here’s links to some of my newest works. Feedback is always appreciated <3.

Got something you’d like to share? Shoot me a comment below! I’d love to read.

xo

My “writography”

http://xkimikoamayax.tumblr.com/tagged/crucified

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