Poem by Vanessa Chica Ferreira

I dreamt of myself on a steel bed covered in white my mother crying above me

Vanessa Chica Ferreira is a NYC educator, BIPOC poet, playwright, fat activist/model, co-editor, producer for RoblesWritesProductions Inc., and founder of theWORDbox. She co-wrote and performed in a 3 woman play titled “Live Big Girl” which debuted at The National Black Theatre. Her work can be found in “The BX Files” Contemporary Poetry from the Bronx Anthology, “The Abuela Stories Project” The Acentos Review, and Great Weather For Media anthology. For more info visit www.vanessachica.com