• Inspiration
  • Desk – A Poem for My Father (Video)


    It’s been awhile since I’ve recorded a poetry video, here’s a new spoken word piece: Desk – A Poem for My Father To express ourselves is as essential as breathing. Click To Tweet Sometimes we’re the ones to hold ourselves back, that was me with this poem. But suppression helps no one, while expression does. To express ourselves […]

  • Poetry
  • A Poem for Charlottesville

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    A Poem for Charlottesville by Mel Chanté They thought they could contain you, could somehow shackle your spirit, strip you bare of the value carried on your back, on your brown skin, and leave you there, still lifeless without breath without voice. Because God forbid you speak their shame into existence—speak their shame as it is— […]