To reclaim your heart you have to let go all of the conflicting messages forced upon you since you were born. How can we love, be, or even dream when everything has been altered to match a stride that does not fit your own???
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.