A Hundred Things

1.       Literature

2.       Coffee with Allen Ginsberg

3.       The Shawshank Redemption

4.       Neil Coppen’s Tin Bucket Drum

5.     Black Noise with Sive Gubangxa (A piece about Being “Black” enough in this society)

6.       Ntozake Shange “For coloured girls who have considered..”

7.       Psalm 139.

8.       Freddie Jackson All I ever ask

9.       Jorie Graham

10.   Elizabeth: The Golden Age

11.   Dr Seuss

12.   Saul Williams Said The Shotgun To The Head

13.   Anne Lamott Bird By Bird.

14.   Memories.

15.   Men From The UK

16.   Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude

17.   Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman

18.   The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

19.   Adrienne Rich’s Twenty One Love Poems (The second and the 20th Stanza)

20.   Fear

21.   La vita è bella

22.   Wade Robson’s Slow dancing in A burning Room choreography with Ben Susak and Pam Chu

23.   A Dictionary

24.   Timberlake Wertenbaker”s Our Country’s Good

25.   being Born In 1993

26.   Joan Didion’s Slouching towards Bethlehem

27.   Euripides’ Medea & The Trojan Women

28.   Autumn

29.   Matilda

30.   Etta James, Billie Holiday, & Nina Simone

31.   Alvin Ailey’s Revelations

32.   Bob Marley

33.   Sweet Honey In The Rock

34.   The Color Purple

35.   Mars et Avril

36.   Beasts of the Southern Wild

37.   Candles, Chandeliers, Incense and Matches

38.   Cassettes

39.   Sleeping on mattresses

40.   Grandmother’s house in Durban

41.   An obsession with Death and the Afterlife

42.   Intimacy (naked)

43.   Pen, paper and microphones

44.   Country Music

45.   Emeli Sande’s Our Version Of Events

46.   Jack Gilbert’s Rain

47.   Scars by Rudy Francisco

48.   The Fray How to Save a life

49.   Drug Addictions [ How they wreck, and ravage!]

50.   New York

51.   Breast Cancer

52.   Murphy’s Law

53.   Alysia Harris’ depth Over Distance

54.   Joshua Benett’s Plankton

55.   Sprained Ankles

56.   God

57.   Music

58.   My Mother

59.   The Strivers Row.

60.   Theatre

61.   Family/Friends

62.   Love

63.   Soulmates

64.   Self-love

65.   Mothertongues

66.   Not a Feminist.

67.   Obsession With Syria & Israel.

68.   Gentrification

69.   White People

70.   Ernest Hemmingway

71.   Laura Mvula, Lianne La Havas, Tracy Chapman

72.   Wine and good company

73.   Jules Feiffer’s Little Murders

74.   Anne Carson’s Eros The Bittersweet

75.   Yusef Komunyakaa

76.   Nayyirah Waheed, Warsan Shire, Kai Davis

77.   Arundhati Roy’s The god of small things

78.   Chimamanda Adichie’s Half Of A yellow Sun

79.   James Baldwin Go tell It On The Mountain

80.   Toni Morrison The Bluest Eye, & Sula

81.   Simon & Garfunkel The Sound Of Silence

82.   Galleries and photography

83.   Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, Rumi, Hafiz

84.   Lauryn Hill’s Consumerism

85.   Jasmine Mans’ Dear Ex-Lover

86.   Jenah bell The Moon, The Man

87.   Audre Lorde

88.   The invisible man by Ralph Ellison

89.   Zora Howard’s Rage

90.   Allen Ginsberg’s Howl

91.   Ólafur Arnalds’ living room songs

92.   Janelle Monae

93.   Ice Age.

94.   Mwenya Kabwe

95.   Black People

96.   Denai Moore Gone

97.   Ben Howard

98.   Michael Jackson

99.   The Bible

100.  MFA in Creative Writing at Columbia University

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