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Mitzy Sky is an award-winning poet who writes to transmute the pain to love. She’s consciously unlearning messages that hindered her from living wholeheartedly. Her focus is on letting go of internalized oppression to move forward from shame to presence, beyond labels.
Mitzy Sky's debut collection of poetry takes the reader on a journey through her life—from her childhood growing up on the island of Jamaica, her tumultuous move to the United States, and her struggles and self-reflection as an adult and parent. Tackling universal experiences such as faith and body image, mental health and motherhood, racism and love, her collection of deeply revealing and emotional rhymed and freestyle verse will touch a place in every reader's heart.
Available on Amazon!
Sharing this heartfelt review from Debra Ayis, Founder and Editor of Valiant Scribe Literary Journal - A literary hub giving a voice to the voiceless by retelling the human experience!
"Where to start? I have so many favorite pieces in "Top of the Zinc Roof." Mitzy pulls you in, captures your heart,... read
Tune into this intimate conversation on The Culture Mix with Ras Imel - Raido 1400am The Sound of Peace and Love® - Sharing a little of my journey and the creating of my new poetry book Top of the Zinc Roof: Poems Observed from Behind the Veil with a Glimpse of the Light. Available on Amazon! Click here full interview!
Top of the Zinc Roof: Poems Observed from Behind the Veil with a Glimpse of the Light, book release on Amazon
May 28, 2023!
Thank you to Alison McBain for the incredible amount of detailed work to get it to the finish line and to The Fairfield Scribes for publishing it! Buy here on Amazon
In this interview with Milford Edwards Sr. (Ras Imel), I share some of my journey of why I wrote All Mind: The Influencers, a short screenplay that received semi-finalist status at the 2022 Bridgeport Film Festival! I share about Why Beyond the Story?
Beyond the Story: Letting Go of Internalized Oppression - You gotta bet on yourself. #AwarenessIsEverything (This2ShallPass) Honoring those who came before me and paved a way for all to be seen and heard! (EveryoneBelongs)
I was asked the following question during a presentation I did earlier this year. I put together this clip to share a little of how learning history, gaining awareness, letting go of the story of childhood misfortune helps me to move forward.
“I have also been called one thing and then another while no one really wished to hear what I called myself.” - Ralph Ellison The Invisible Man
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ― Viktor E. Frankl
Getting to know myself, not words or stories that people provide to me, but learning and relearning for myself. These life lessons validates my spirit from what I experience. It is a continuous journey. I am not unique; we are all able to get to know ourselves well. There are myriads of ways to get that done. I am sharing my story because many other people shared their stories with me, and we keep on moving forward doing this life thing together. Still, we are more than what happened to us!
MOVEMENT IS NECESSARY
I've been constantly learning this lesson of how necessary movement is for overall health and wellbeing. I started and stopped so many times. I stayed focus even though sporadically over the years. In 2019 I feel like I found my groove with movement. I've moved into the new year with a positive attitude and energy to keep moving forward with movement.
"When you learn late pass it on to others so they could learn early, it's a step process." Russel Simmons
Learning it's about the Presence not about the Pretty. Learning from many teachers and getting to understand stillness and being, it could be driving in the car or laying on the grass, just staying aware of what is happening inside and around me. The best thing is getting to "know thyself."
In This Moment is sharing my story in spoken word. It is about moving forward, learning about myself, family history and life sometimes very difficult circumstances. Consciously unlearning the things that I unconsciously learned that defeated me from having my best human experience what that means for me. Holding on to hope and possibilities.