Hazel the Aura performing “Da Jungle” with WHYY
Hazel the Aura’s debut audio of “Da Jungle”
Hazel the Aura performing “Creation” with Larry Monroe Jr.

Selected Poems

Click the citation below the quotes for the full poems!

She never spared

the rod, but we still

grew and rotted.

“Belt” Z Publishing, America’s Emerging Poets: Northeast Edition (2018)

My cousins and I pranked

our mothers, smearing berry juice

in the shape of cuts on our kneecaps.

“Deranged Fruit” Toho Journal, 2nd Edition (2018)

and the corner store is a gallery

for the neighborhoods’

proms, graduations, funerals, and mall photos

“I Want a Cheesesteak” Underground Pool, 9th Edition (2019)