A lot of things have changed with the years, including my interests. I was never a big reader, never a writer, never a poet, but now, now I take interest in all those things, I would even say I am some of those things. I do not write on a daily basis, nor do I have a set schedule to write, I just do when I feel the overwhelming feeling of writing.
If you ask me how to write poetry, I would tell you, “I don’t know”, I just write what comes to mind and call it poetry.
I wrote the piece below over two years ago. It reflects some of my life experiences, emotions, self esteem, and how I see myself. I hope you enjoy it.
I am a writer Call me what you want but I am a writer No expensive education needed only a pen and maybe paper too No time consuming classes With time consuming teachers too I am a writer Did you hear! Grammar and passion Ideas and faith And truth not to forget Call me a poet I don't care But I am a writer And a woman too! -Cristina Tarantino 1/19/2015 copyright Cristina Tarantino