I Don’t Hate the Sinner, I Hate the Sin explores my personal challenges of growing up queer and Christian. I lived in shame and self-hatred, unaware that I could live an authentic life as a queer Christian. This poem challenges Christians to listen, have dialogue and hear LGBTQ+ people’s stories instead of putting us in limited boxes and stereotypes.
Minority is a piece about the complexities of identity and the challenges navigating who you are in different communities. I explore race, sexuality and faith in this poem, touching on my various parts of my identity.
Everyone Loves An Asian Girl was the first spoken word poem I wrote. This piece explores the exoticization and stereotypes of Asian women and how many of us internalize those conventions.
Labels wrestles with the limited boxes we call others and ourselves, encouraging people to hear one another's stories and embrace our sentences.