Full title: OnBecoming (Aesthetic Evolution of the Rising Ancestor)
A poetic memoir by Hokis.
Imagine being a child (a young girl) adopted, unsure about yourself
Because you don’t have all the answers. Where did my ancestors come from?
Why do I react the way I do? Where does my perseverance come from to get through? When traumatic adversities come into play as a teenager into womanhood, where do I turn to?
This collection of personal poetry tells the reader through the wonders of imagery on how realizations, finding the reasons, fighting the stresses, and knowing when to persevere & not give in when it is easiest to do so.
Hokis’ OnBecoming is a wonderful read of linkable poems that connects thematically the traumas (political, familial, toxic masculinity & sexual violence) and turns to feminism & ancestral guidance to help overcome these detours in life. You will feel shattered with her…
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