Literature and the crafty use of the english language was my very first love. As a young child I remember being so fascinated with the art of narration and story-telling. It was the story of the ghost, who cried “bloody finger” that first captivated me. Throughout the spooky story I was afraid, but that feeling was met with a comically relieving conclusion, as the author jokingly told the ghost to go “get a bandaid” and be quiet. Then again in middle school, I read Max Ehrmann’s “Desiderata” for the first time and fell in love with poetry. …

Micah Marquez

Just a thoughtful millennial trying to lend my pen to creating good in the world around us. I'm a Sociologist with interests in equity for queer POC and women.

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