18 year old poet Ramaya Ramama becomes the 1st Indian American NYC Youth Poet Laureate with a poem against the racism directed towards Nina Davuluri, the 1st Indian American Miss America 2014.
This is an amazing work of art. Watch and be moved.
I almost cried yall.
I’m crying. So beautiful
"your great grandfathers raped, killed, and oppressed every race in the world. you, are the biggest terrorist i know."
she slayed it
Oh my I’m crying
I don’t know what to do with my face in the hush of every barely audible “I miss you” tumbling out of your mouth, over and over, through the screen; staring at each other with a silent half smile isn’t the same this way.
The way you look at me when I laugh makes every nerve ending in my chest curl up into a fist. Your eyes are bonfires.
It aches to say “goodnight” and “sleep well” without kissing your forehead, without you reaching out for my hand to hold.
Saying “I love you” in those exact words is hard.
I used to be like “I wonder what would happen if I set this thing on fire” and since then I’ve learned that more often than not the answer is “it’ll be on fire”
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Selected works from Natalya Lobanova.