#ninewordstory #poem 

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.

2 thoughts on “#ninewordstory #poem 

  1. But it does echo between us. I heard it from the moment you touched your heart talking about the struggles of students you know who have not been valued by their colleges. There is no doubt that at that moment the love flowed from me to you. I didn’t hear it, but saw it, echo back from you when I approached you. Your heart is wide open, Kiana, and therefore often bruised, I imagine. Thank you for the echoes.

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