I started a go fund me to help pay for my MFA college tuition

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”

Graduate school

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”

AZ central poetry spot and Cloudthroat

I have a couple poems that have been published in the past couple weeks. One is ‘Raspberries do not blush in the sky,’ a poem written for Anna Mae Aquash and missing murdered Indigenous women. This poem is located on the AZcentral.com Poetry Spot page.  Another two poems, ‘Rose Quartz,” and “Natives with Neural Activity,’ isContinue reading “AZ central poetry spot and Cloudthroat”

D.A.N.G! Vol.2 (Daydreaming, awkward, native, girl) 

Will be premiering D.A.N.G! (Daydreaming, awkward, native, girl) Vol. 2. This Saturday at the Albuquerque zinefest, October 7th, 2017 at the Harwood Art Center (11am-6pm). Might be doing a short reading/Q&A as well. Hope to see you there! Cover artwork by Jeff Slim. ♥Melody’s Echo Chamber- I follow you♥

What is a body?

Red Girl, Glittering World What does it mean to inhabit this skin? To the blue eyed beast I am sin   To the “other” MY other, red folx I am the female rain in the desert I am the gentle hummingbird levitating I am the squash blossom blooming I am the love of two DinéContinue reading “What is a body?”

Off the Page Workshop

Hey folx! I’m doing a writing workshop Tuesday July 11th, 2017 at Wasted Ink Zine Distro from 7:00-9:30pm. The topic will be “Racialization of Indigenous womxn bodies.” Hour 1 will be the writing workshop then hour 2 will be open mic for participants. Hope you can make it! Please note: We STRONGLY encourage Indigenous participation but theContinue reading “Off the Page Workshop”

France I.

Hot chocolate, Road signs, The Bay of Biscay, bread, butter, stairs, cheese, rivers, confusing door locks and the Mediterranean Sea. When I think of my trip to France, these are the things I think of. 11 days was too long for my mother but not long enough for me. I wanted to climb more stairs,Continue reading “France I.”