1. What is something not too many people know about you?
I have a fascination with the way things work and the precision of things. When I was a kid I wasn’t captivated by Barbie dolls or makeup. I was a tomboy through and through. For fun, I would take apart anything I could with a screw driver I found in some drawer. On a mission to explore the insides of everyday household items. The remote to the TV was always one of my victims. I’d study how everything was so strategically placed in there and wonder what hand made it or maybe it wasn’t anybody at all but a machine that placed everything in there so precisely to make it function, it was like a game. If I successfully put it back together at the end I’d win this game with myself. If I lost I’d hide the pieces between the couch cushions for my mom to find later. She laughs about it now and tells me I should’ve been an engineer and maybe I will one day you never know I’m still young.
2. What are your biggest passions?
Passion is a word loaded with so many paths. I mean this is where that precision I talked about earlier ties into how I live my life. Everything I do is with grit in my heart that keeps my heart beating at a tune that’s only mine. We all have our own little tune. I so desperately believe honesty and passion go hand in hand together, that precision to do it all right and wrong. If I’m not honest about what I love or even the horrid mistakes I make naturally as a human that helps chisel my soul during growth then who am I or where am I really in this world? When I’m stripped away from everything naked in my bedroom. So, honesty is something I’m artfully passionate about, it’s what I tap into when I’m writing and I could never lie in a poem about what hurts or what’s typing inside me. I want to do it precisely correct with how I feel and function. Precision is beautiful and it’s something I’m passionate about.
3. What are your goals for the future?
My goals are simple. I want to write more, more poems, more screen plays more of everything really. Work on bringing them to life in short films. A lot of the time, my poetry are small scenes I watch in my head over and over. I want to see them in real life. Most importantly, the future in my eyes is something that can ever only be imagined. I’m almost always changing paths living in the now. I just know I want to write a lot more. Drown in it.
4. What is your definition of success?
Success to me is happiness. As a child, I never really knew what I wanted to be and I wasn’t always in a safe clean place but I always told myself to strive for happiness. When happiness is in your own hands as a giving tree you can stand alone and not feel empty. I can confidently say I can be alone and give myself the gift of happiness. That’s my success.
5. Tell us something about the projects you're working on?
I am currently working on independently publishing my first book. I have a lot of ideas for some features I want it to have that really represents my poet side and my writing. I never really thought about putting my poetry in a book for the readers of the world that want to read it. It’s me, my thoughts and feelings wrapped up into a tangible thing. It’s exciting to think about and I also feel vulnerable but I’m ready to let people see me.
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