I’m the trillest, for real

and I’m sorry if you can’t handle it.

I have to keep it one hundred

and I have to help others do the same.

If you can’t appreciate it,

then you don’t have for stay,

but, trust me,

being real is priceless.

Embrace it

and your life will be changed.

Just chill out for a minute

and just listen to the trillest.


About Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, I graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and am a 2016 VONA Voices Alumna. I currently perform spoken-word in the greater Washington D.C. area and have previously performed in Philadelphia, Miami, and the Dominican Republic. Most recently, I have been published in Public Pool, Spillwords, and The Acentos Review, and Here Comes Everyone: East & West Issue.

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