I created a video called A MIXTAPE FOR A 30-SOMETHING-YEAR-OLD PUNK GIRL. It is also the first poem in my upcoming chapbook Electric Deserts! Thought this video would be a good intro on what to expect from the chapbook which will be released May 2020. This video is dedicated to all the POC Punk andContinue reading “A MIXTAPE FOR A 30-SOMETHING- YEAR-OLD PUNK GIRL VIDEO”
Back in November I received my first review for my upcoming chapbook Electric Deserts! from ANMLY I’ve been terrible at sharing and updating on my blog but hopefully the next couple postings will suffice. XOXO- Amber McCrary
Hey ya’ll I made my first short film ever. I’m taking experimental video is this semester. Thought I would share.
How many times has someone uprooted my radicle? Before meeting me? My lover bleeds out asdzaa with a digging stick To my spine, slices the kernels off They fall on asphalt so hot It can cook an egg Or pop a corn All my life I tried to forget who I am And live likeContinue reading “Massage my eyes, PLEASE! After ways I am tired by Fatima Asghar”
Hi Everyone, Recently I was rejected for a scholarship that I was hoping would cover the last 3 credits (each credit in my grad program is $1,000) of my graduate school requirements for this upcoming academic year. In addition to a tribal scholarship and a fellowship that helps fund my tuition, I will be possiblyContinue reading “I started a go fund me to help pay for my MFA college tuition”
Sometimes I feel like you A flowering hosh, has:an, saguaro Breathing in the rocky sand A bright, boiling star eyes my waxy, sprinkled skin I look at you and I can feel the prickled Toothpicks stand on my skin Just like when I see the hosh of my eye I feel like you beforeContinue reading “Self portrait as a Saguaro”
Must I art? What if I decide to unart? Live the life Of a model minority Not fucking up shit Not breaking one’s toxic masculinity Not writing Not crying Just surviving Taking nice pictures And looking clean Brushing my hair Pores are flawless Dark circles are caked and concealed Not being moody Living that soContinue reading “Long thoughts on life in the sky between Phoenix and Oakland”
♥Nizhoni Girls- Louie♥
💖Niña- Blue valentine💖
♦♦My musings hover above, a lilac amber horizon stirring into honey lavender clouds with bits of creosote flashing into the sweetness of the sky♦♦ ♥Elliot Smith- Angel in the snow♥
Hey ya’ll I was interviewed by poet Rashaad Thomas for the University of Arizona poetry center blog titled For the people, By the poet. You can read my interview here. Ahéhee’! -Amber M.
♥Saving all my love for you- Whitney Houston♥
My hips happily feel the air As I walked down play dough pavements And around cement trees My knees feel the humidity As I bend in momentum Crushing the potato chips leaves beneath me Two years sound like a long time To bend my knees away from my lover My mother and my brother WritingContinue reading “Graduate school”
May you find a lover so wonderful They bring not one but three kombuchas for you when you call in sick And make loose leaf tea for you just because May you find a lover so wonderful They understand what boundaries mean without having to google it later And stay true to them May youContinue reading “To all my girls of color (may you find a lover)”
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