Yesterday I was teaching a poetry workshop and a young girl’s poem about being Black broke my heart. I remember being her age and living with a similar pain. Yesterday was cathartic.
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. View more posts