M.Y.A. Writer

Spent his childhood creating stories. Later, he pursued a degree in Physics. After not feeling satisfied with his life direction, he switched gears, devoted his life to becoming a songwriter and rapper/singer. Also dabbles in penning poetry and articles.

Poem: Without Love

The recent tragic deaths of four Muslim Canadians have hit us all hard as a country. None of us, however, can imagine the grief of their surviving family member. In his new poem "Without Love", M.Y.A. Writer explores this unimaginable pain, as well as the age-old battle between unity...

Humanizing People in Our Writings

So, as a POC (Person of Colour), this topic is of particular interest to me. Too often we see BIPOC voices (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) being spoken for by those who are far more privileged and, yes, just as frequently far more White. One famous and somewhat...

Ten Minutes Until Sundown

“We don’t usually get folks coming out of town no more—so believe you me that that accounts for half the stares alone,” the barkeep said. After a moment’s silence, he began to shift his feet in place and continued polishing the now spotless cup. “I-I seem to have forgotten...

Mental Monsters

Monsters at bay Shield yourselves Lest your mind shall fall prey To all the negative things you tell yourselves I wish I could pray But I no longer believe In anything but the day lest I shall be deceived My mind is its own enemy And my heart is its victim I shall repent all my sins because...