About the Poems
by Lauren Kizi-Ann Alleyne
These poems are part of an ongoing obsession of mine with relationships of all kinds— between lovers and friends, between the past and the present, between the various aspects of our own selves. because so much of who we are is tied up in the relationships we're in, we're always balancing how much we are willing to give or give up to establish, and maintain these bonds, and as they change, we have to reevaluate who we are. This is the experience that the poems and I keep coming back to...