Shade Ayeni

Shade wants to heal others and herself through stories and other forms of writing. She believes words are a medicine that cannot be abused; a coping mechanism filled with truths. Each piece of hers is a testimony to life, identity, and understanding.

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Poetry

Streets

I hear blood
families crying over a loved one’s
slain body in the street
The sirens are... [+]


Finalist - Community America: color it in. Summer 2020 - Poetry
Poetry

c. 1873

Early morning sun shone
through the lattice window
while thin-beaked blue birds... [+]


Winner - Community Short Fiction & Poetry Contest 2019 - Poetry