Natasha Ria El-Scari: Resilient Author and Gallerist

Powerful writer whose words evoke femininity and freedom. Seasons are changing and your age is beginning to show. With growing wisdom, your mind ventures back in time. Collecting those mis-measured gems of vulnerability and curiosity you once knew. Walking into a new chapter of life feeling again, that childlike wonder capturing innocence necessary for your learning. Author and poet, Natasha Ria El-Scari impressed these reflections … Continue reading Natasha Ria El-Scari: Resilient Author and Gallerist

Tori Stewart: Creatively Ambitious Writer and Photographer

Sex, psychology, and writing for pleasure. I will give you a few moments to grab a pen and paper. You may find something to note in the coming paragraphs. I am certain you will be encouraged to write in some fashion or another. Like any other time where something or someone brings along the urgency of putting your thoughts down, the words become invitations. An … Continue reading Tori Stewart: Creatively Ambitious Writer and Photographer

M. Palowski Moore: Cosmically Inclined Writer

Worldly Poet who speaks truth and power about our experiences as a collective. The act of writing are thoughts in motion. There is dramatic action and shaping silhouettes taking place between pages. Words dancing to the authors song of choice, singing its truth in each step. Crowds gather and the rhythm ensues a reflection of the masses joining once more. There is a warm welcome … Continue reading M. Palowski Moore: Cosmically Inclined Writer

Summer Javadi: Soundly Poetic Mental Health Advocate

A writer whose encouragement drives others to achieve their own personal power, through poetry. Honestly, it may have been better if I left this page entirely blank. The personal acceptance that some pieces of work gives to you is almost indescribable in feeling. But I absolutely must tell you. I would want everyone to achieve the level of peace I endured while reading the works … Continue reading Summer Javadi: Soundly Poetic Mental Health Advocate

Letysha Montgomery: Writer and Women’s Health Advocate

Personal health change inspires self-awareness and self-advocacy for new writer. It can get really challenging starting anything for the first time. To your surprise, the biggest obstacle often comes from yourself. It’s not so much of having the confidence to dive-in but the belief in oneself to carry the process through completion.  Of course, this always sounds easy enough but what exactly does that look … Continue reading Letysha Montgomery: Writer and Women’s Health Advocate

Donna M. Jackson: Sociologist Redefining Empathy and Value

Examining the Black Community, Donna M. Jackson emphasizes the importance of reclaiming our self-worth. Let’s get honest with ourselves for a moment. Let’s get real with the feelings that we’ve let simmer on the back burner long enough. Constantly focused on cooking up our next idea that will hopefully take us to better positions than where we are in life. Yes, goal setting is important … Continue reading Donna M. Jackson: Sociologist Redefining Empathy and Value

B. Michael Long: Redefining Free-Thinking Through Poetry

Kansas City poet, B. Michael Long shares how his curious mind works to shift the narrative forward. If one is seeking wisdom, there is a conscious choice being made to grow. In cases of writers, their words become more particular, intentionally slated to cause a ripple effect of change. The resources and influences for the words can be found through experiences, whether recent or seasoned. … Continue reading B. Michael Long: Redefining Free-Thinking Through Poetry

Reonda Thompson: Delightfully Daring Poet

How this writer boldly uses her gift to find herself and encourages others to do the same. Words are everywhere. Being flung about in their many mediums and then sticking to us for only our own individual reasons. The relationship between us and them, is a relentless search for growth and understanding. Specifically, understanding one another. The dialogue serves as a bridge of communication that … Continue reading Reonda Thompson: Delightfully Daring Poet

Danielle Davis: World Shaping Poet and Writer

The art of writing is as flexible as it is transformative. The intentions staring you in the face are as clear as the black, sharp font in front of you now. Or the hidden gems that wait for your mind to catch up to it is fantastical measures. That control all found within the uniqueness of the author’s hand. Each genre tying back to them … Continue reading Danielle Davis: World Shaping Poet and Writer

Wildflower Project: Ode to Black Writers of Kansas City

The anticipated writer’s series set to start in less than two weeks Here is the thing about Black writers of Kansas City; we reflect a unique group of explorers and leaders through our talents. We are risk-takers, imagination drivers and critical believers of our words and work. Traveling with the wind, collecting experiences like trinkets to be given. We continue circulating our precious stories, planted … Continue reading Wildflower Project: Ode to Black Writers of Kansas City