Iya Isoke-Hurd

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"I have tried looking at the world through rose-colored glasses, but the thorns of reality continue to pierce my eyes, and so I blink back the bloody tears and write what I see." Iya Isoke (Ee-eye-ah Ee-so-kee), Poet Laureate for the City of Harrisburg, PA Iya quickly emerged as an outspoken voice of her community. Her mantra is "language is a code, use it, or be used by it."

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    • Self Employed (Business)