Human Rights Open Mic @ Lamont Street Collective
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Human Rights Open Mic @ Lamont Street Collective

I’m still so inspired by the folks that participated in the Human Rights Open Mic last Friday at the Lamont Street Collective (a truly amazing place)! Some photos below and a teaser. I will soon be launching a page called Mad Catz: The DC Beat, which will feature radical DC poets. Stay tuned, Black Cat readers! Continue reading

Poetry

Discovery.

At this moment, I am sitting with my face covered in a green, sea mud mask, no make-up, my hair casually tossed back into a ponytail, tank top, no bra, and a dirty pair of paint-covered shorts, yet I’ve never felt more beautiful. I feel young. I feel vibrant and alive. I feel ready to … Continue reading

Poetry

ten dollars an hour

Your hands, blue skin stretched over bones.Humming as you rouge your cheeks and lips,But you still look like a sad, old Person in makeup I watch your reflection in the bathroom mirrorWhile you place more pins in your hairFor the fifth time this morning. And I hear you talking quietly, To yourself or your dead … Continue reading