The Sealey Challenge

#TheSealeyChallenge Follow along on IG @imaginarydani. I’ll be posting all the books I read and reactions in my Stories. Day 1 Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky Day 2 Cease by Beth Bachmann “whether or not we know how to kill holy mercy we know how to bleed” – from “shame” Day 3 boy/girl/ghost by torrin…

The Year I Read 100 Poetry Books

Just like writing a poem every day for thirty days changes you, suddenly you realize reading a high volume of poetry changes you too. It tunes your ear, it refines your senses.

Call Script for the Reporting of Bad & Erratic Behavior

It’s not wonderful that nearly a year and a half after the Parkland Shooting, there was been no movement on gun reform in our country. Back in February of 2018, this is the poem I wrote in response to the event and the tactless—not to mention meaningless—chorus of republican “thoughts and prayers.”  Call Script for…

What’s Inside this Urban Writer’s Downtown Apartment?

  If you ever get the chance to move in with your best friend who also happens to be a chic urban writer, I suggest you do it. Go big or go home. Then you can literally do both together. ALL THE TIME. For those of you who don’t know. My best friend is the incredibly talented…

Four Chambers Press Makes it’s Literary Debut and it is Awesome

Look at these beauties! I was excited to be included in the first issue of Four Chambers, yes, but that didn’t encapsulate the awe of holding it in my hands. This is one of the most nicely made journals I’ve ever seen. I know that other fine print journals did not look this good for their…