Featured Writer Amoya Ray Mankertz

Amoya Ray Mankertz, pictured above, participated in our workshop at Home Forward, Humboldt Gardens for adults living in affordable housing. Her piece below, “Rivers,” was published in our Spring 2018 anthology of community writing, A Wonder I Can Hold. Photo credit: Stuart Gaston

Rivers

Everything flows downstreem
Crystal clean
Waters pristine
Rushing, bubbling, churning
Get your seat
Catch your opportunity
Like a salmon
Opportunity swims upstream