Poem inspired by my sister’s tattoo.

I have had apart of you
etched onto my skin
imprinting gathered pieces
of an untold story
onto my heart
in my need
to understand
the beauty of where
Ive come from.
©Kiana Davis August 2013



Published by Poet Kiana Davis

Kiana Davis was born and raised in Richmond, California. She began writing poetry at the age of 12 to grapple with growing up in a low income community and to help her develop her identity as a young black girl in America. For the past 10 years, she has worked as an educator teaching at-risk youth in Washington State.

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