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Feature: Poet Kimberly Barzaga

Kimberly Barzaga (she/they) is a queer, first generation poet of color who strives to inspire themselves and others through written and spoken word.

Self-described as a melanated, caffeinated, queer poet of color, Kimberly stands firm in her truth as they are here to heal & reveal through the magic of poetry.

Feature: Poet Kimberly Barzaga

"Poetry has always been a portal to self understanding and retroactive healing of past traumas and struggles," Kimberly shares.

Such themes can be found in her latest work, Colorblind, written below. Delving into intergenerational traumas and even internalized colorism, Kimberly never shies away from what it means to be seen through the eyes of a white, cis, hetero world, and more importantly, what it means to rise above it.

When asked what their work means to them, Kimberly shares the following:

"[My] work spans themes of love, loss, and aches of mortality that plague us all and through writing... [I have] access to vindication and validation curated by the pen for [myself] and for others to relish in."

For more of Kimberly's poetry, follow her on Instagram (@sutureofthesoulpoetry_)!


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