by Tala Tootoosis

In her own words: “When we want to tell someone something, sometimes we speak from a place of hurt, healing or healed. I speak from all places in order to be authentic. My poetry has triggers, trauma, successes and stories I’m normally not comfortable sharing with just anyone. Poetry helps me to tell stories without getting too personal with the reader, but close enough to help you know how it feels.”

This is not an easy read, nor should it be …

Check out some eye-opening media coverage of Tala at Eagle Feather News, Anishinabek News, CBC News, and YouTube

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