My answer to the question “What do you want to do when you grow up?”

So, the question is still being asked disguised as “What do you want to do with your degree? What do you “do”? What’s your plan?” Let’s face it. When people ask this question, they are looking for a solid answer say – I want to be a pediatrician, lawyer, teacher, zoologist, etc. What they aren’t…

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VLOG: Truthfully Taylor Television

Truthfully Taylor TV is back! It has been such a long time since I started my vlog and bought my first camera years ago. So much has changed since then. It’s still some work getting myself in front of a camera, but I had to keep reminding myself that it’s okay if it’s not “perfect”…

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Wow, I Graduated! Now what?

Undergrad has been such a journey for me. I can’t believe it’s over. It feels like every year was it’s very own life in some sort of way. I won a beauty pageant in my freshmen year (what?!?!), I started my own poetry organization, published my first book, got to study away in Europe and…

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Beychella, Spring Gone Missing, And Other Things

This morning, I woke up with a myriad of Queen Bey videos from her #Beychella performance last night. Yesterday was a bit of a gloomy day for me. Really, it’s been cold and raining for the last month and a half and I’m just tired of it. When I saw those BeyoncĂ© videos though, I…

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Creating Value in Needed Spaces

This spring, I will be working side by side with MK Stallings Founder of the non-profit organization, UrbArts. I met MK during my sophomore year at an open mic he used to lead in St. Louis. During the time, I was in the process of starting my own poetry organization, Untamed Tongues, and mustered up…

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