I consider myself an afrofuturist. It appeals to me on a personal and spiritual level - the mix of sci-fi and indigenous sensibilities. Interpretations of a future through an afrocentric lens; this is the concept that drives much of my work.
Most days, when I'm alone or just in my own space, there is no guard up. However when I walk out into the world, especially when I'm making moves to create, the armor is on, in all its gleaming splendor. I am at full attention, with my inner coding to be 'on point' taking priority.... Continue Reading →
She pulls my strings. From across the room we feast on each other. I can feel the heat of her gaze calling my name, revealing my weakness for her. I flinch and stutter, hoping my sly upturned lip wasn't mistaken in the conversation at hand. I look over my shoulder, engrossing myself in our fiery... Continue Reading →
As a queer person, I have a duty to dispel falsehoods about what it means to be identify somewhere under the LGBTQ+ spectrum. If I do not live up to that duty, they I am being untrue to myself. And with that responsibility, I have to make clear to people when their beliefs and statements... Continue Reading →
I believe in the power of the universe. Constellations speak my truths. Twinkling light years wisdom. Arbitrary shapes illuminate wild Imaginations of wide-eyed gazers. Solar flares fire electro pulsation Shivering through my equilibrium. Celestial gemstones, precious droplets Of sea-sky hung over beneath me. Imagining the distance around a circle Spun but moved nowhere at all. Reflections... Continue Reading →
What an honor to be on the cover of Dispatch Magazine, in an article about Pride. To be a face that will be seen by thousands. To speak words that ring true to me, and see my voice in print, alongside the voices of five others in my LGBTQ community, I am humbled. I can’t... Continue Reading →