Julissa Emile – “Tropical Depression”

Performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“Maybe the women of my family are hurricanes, and maybe hurricane is just a name that man gave to mother nature’s reclamation of herself.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Julissa Emile, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

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