Poetry

Poetry

Poetry

Poetry

This category is compromised of poetry, performances, and videos I have released on my channel. The video "This is a Poem for People Who Think They can Heal Themselves" was shot and edited solely by me. I used my iPhone 6S to shoot and iMovie to edit. 

The Texas Review Spring / Summer 2017

The Texas Review Spring / Summer 2017

I have two pieces published in the Spring / Summer 2017 edition of the Texas Review.

A Five-Question Survey on Blackness

A Five-Question Survey on Blackness

My poem published in the Texas Review Spring / Summer 2017 Issue

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This piece is really special to me because it's the first CNF (creative non-fiction) piece I wrote for class and it was published in The Texas Review Spring / Summer 2017 Issue. Super proud of this! 

Featured in Art Cult Magazine, Issue 2

Featured in Art Cult Magazine, Issue 2

"Cosmos Justified" 

Featured in Art Cult Magazine, Issue 2

Featured in Art Cult Magazine, Issue 2

"This is a Poem for People Who Think They Can Heal Themselves" 

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 I made the flier and I was in charge of the social media efforts for the show. 

I made the flier and I was in charge of the social media efforts for the show. 

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Finalist for Yemassee Journal Poetry Contest

Finalist for Yemassee Journal Poetry Contest

See more here.

Performing at Bringing the Noise, MLK Jr Celebration at Nourse Theater

Performing at Bringing the Noise, MLK Jr Celebration at Nourse Theater

Youth Speaks Collective Performance at Mills Art Museum

Youth Speaks Collective Performance at Mills Art Museum

Check out the write up here. 

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Deshara Suggs-Joe - "I Am Not a Grasshopper, You Are Not My Master"

This video was originally released on my Youtube channel but was selected for release on Button Poetry through a video contest. 

Black Girls are STRONG

This is a Poem for People Who Think They Can Heal Themselves

I made this video for my final for my digital storytelling class. I entered it into the class's final contest and it won first place. It was judged by faculty and was on display the whole summer of 2016 in my school's (California College of the Arts) library.