Word of the day: Past

Burning the past
with the flame of my pen
to destroy strongholds
and to capture the ugliness
Inside the beauty in the growth.
(c) Kiana Davis 2013

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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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