I shared my story every chance I got.

Writing my memoir was one of the coolest things I’ve ever done. Having taken a memoir workshop and an advanced memoir workshop studying creative writing and doing a lot of writing in journals that I will never share gave me something. The more I write in journals the better I feel. I had a poem in the newsletter this February 2020 the poem’s title is Poem for my grandfather. I always think of my grandpa. I miss him. I also love and care about my grandmother. I got her gifts last Christmas and for her birthday. December is actually my grandma’s birth month. I remember as a child she would wrap up little gifts at Christmastime and give me and my younger girl cousin gifts under our Christmas tree. I still give my grandma a gift and a birthday gift each year to let her know she is loved and appreciated too. I got my mom a really beautiful card for Mother’s day and we’re going to Costco to order a cheese pizza pie and I plan to get her a bouquet of roses too. I want my mom to feel special for mother’s day.

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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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