I do cool things and it’s good to be me.

I am a poet. I have been writing poems since I was in the fifth grade. I love being a poet. I love poetry from Emily Dickinson to Jane Hirshfield to Natasha Threthewey to Phillis Wheatley.  I am a blogger. Two young women told me they liked my blog TheAyeshaSite and I responded by liking their blogs back.  I thought wow these two young women really like my blog how nice. I am writing a memoir Ayesha’s Story: The SZ Memoirs and right now it’s just under 30,000 words. By Labor Day I will have my first ambitious goal reached of 40,000 words (word count). I am really excited to reach my goal in time for the September 2017 NJCU Writers Workshop book group. My goal is going to be 60,000 words to have a book. I will talk to Edi in September!

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I am a Black Guyanese woman. I'm thirty nine years old. I went back to college to take Early Childhood Education classes. I want to get a second 48-credit BA degree in Early Childhood Education by 2021. I go to NJCU. I have a BA in Creative Writing from NJCU. I graduated from NJCU in August 2015. I transferred to NJCU from Mercer. I have my AA degree from Mercer in Humanities and Social Science since May 2007. I write poems, I write memoirs, I'm a blogger and I am taking a children's lit course. I love reading memoirs. I also do book reviews from time to time. My favorite poet is Emily Dickinson. I grew up in Ewing, New Jersey. I live in Princeton Junction with my parents!

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