Representing Aruba in Bogotá

BOGOTÁ — “Salir de la casa puede ser mortal así que no salimos ala calle, pero si hoy es el día en que nos vamos a morir, igual moriremos adentro.” Time to brush up on my Spanish!

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Hende | Empty Seats IV

ORANJESTAD — Even though I studied social psychology I always had a soft spot for cultural anthropology. I believe its’ research methods heavily influenced the way I approach the questions I investigate in my poetry.

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Airwaves in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD — If I am going to be uncharacteristic and write poetry about my romantic life, exposing my vulnerability on paper, I might as well share it on my social media pages. While at it, let’s air it on the radio in Curaçao too, shall we? Go big or go home!

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