Writing voraciously from the time I could make a mark on paper (or anywhere else), my first published poem appeared in an anthology when I was 10 years old.

Now, I push the boundaries of what the form will allow and where it can go. I'm passionate about the term "experimental poetry" and all of its possibilities.

While using various artistic mediums to introduce my work to a larger audience, you're just as likely to find my poetry in a video or on canvas as you are to find it in a book or magazine.


The Shakespearean Rag

Check out my response to Steven W. Beattie's question, “Why should people read poetry? (Or, to turn the question on its head: Why do you write poetry?).” Includes my poem deliciousness

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ditch, poetry that matters

My poems:

Bathtub of Pomegranate Seeds

Bring Apples to the Table


More Skin Than Gender

Names in the Phone Book

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Other Tongues: Mixed-Race Women Speak Out

My poem:

Casting Call: Looking for White Girls and Latinas


Feminism FOR REAL: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Complex of Feminism

My poems:

After the Third Wave

Challenging Your Textbook-isms