BLP in Chicago

I am so excited to be facilitating a workshop about the art of writing about love and identity politics. If you're in the Chicago area, please come see me! This workshop will occur during the 2017 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitationals (CUPSI), so come check out all of the amazing teams competing, particularly Tulane (me …

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Christine

Name: Christine Hometown: Waukegan, Illinois Age: 26 Age You First Fell in Love: 24 Love Is: I think love is being able to do nothing with somebody and it feels like you didn't miss anything. Monique: And was there a time that you thought you were in love before twenty-four? Christine: (Pauses and laughs) Yes. …

Massa

Name: Massa Hometown: Chicago, Illinois Age: 21 Age You First Fell in Love: 19 Love Is: Simply, I think it's unconditional. I think it doesn't have an age, it doesn't have a race. (pauses to gather her words and laughs) I guess. . .that's why in the Bible God said the greatest command is love, …