About Me

I am a teen trapped inside a balloon of ideas ...

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I am so happy to be able to share my vision of helping humanity and the environment with you. I think that one of the ways to be an awesome human is to strive for improvement within our communities and all things environmentally!

Poetry allows me to share my thoughts and ideas with the world in a fun, uplifting and meaningful way. I don't think I'll ever stop writing poetry and hope that you'll give writing poetry a go, too!

If we can work together rather individually to bring about change by dissolving inequality across all levels of humanity, and in fighting the great challenges of climate change, then I believe in our future and the future of those yet to walk this Earth.

Other things about me...

I have a Chihuahua, Winston, and enjoy spending time with family, and with friends at the beach, practicing parkour and watching movies. When not writing poetry, I challenge myself to break personal fitness records for fun. As well as my high school work and performing at festivals and speaking events, I spend a lot of time playing the keyboard, piano and the ukulele. I help the planet by picking up trash, living a plant-based diet, catching public transport whenever I can, refuse single-use plastic and avoid all plastic wherever possible, I shop at opshops or try to find ethically-made clothes if possible, and I grow some of my own fruit and veggies too.