This Caribbean Spoken Word Artist Shares Some Hard Truths

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With unflinching honesty and deep sensitivity, Haitian-born spoken word artist Flose Boursiquot writes about Caribbean culture, politics, love, sexual trauma, feminism, loss and nature.

In “March on Sister,” she reminds young women why we can’t stay silent when faced with injustice.

About Flose Boursiquot

Flose Boursiquot is a Haitian-born writer, speaker, spoken word artist, and political brain. Her first poetry collection, Close Your Eyes, Now Breathe, published in January 2017 to enthusiastic response. Flose released her second collection, loudmouth, February of 2018. She has been recognized as one of BET’s feminist millennial poets to watch, and her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, on Blavity, in the Delray Newspaper, and in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine.

Flose lives in Lantana, Florida, and she spends her free time writing, working local political campaigns, performing, and engaging in volunteer work centered around expression. She also enjoys blogging, travel, and thinking of ways to make the people in her life feel loved.

Tisha Ricketts

Born and raised in Freeport Bahamas, I am a lover of Caribbean life and all things equal. I believe that someday, the Caribbean will come together as one nation

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