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About Tayllor Johnson

Tayllor Johnson is a spoken word artist from Los Angeles, California currently living in New York City with the hopes of diving ever deeper into her mission: Find new ways poetry can empower the voiceless, soothe the wounded, and disturb the status quo, setting us all on a path to freedom. tayllorjohnson.com
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Open Letter to Self-Doubt

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 By Tayllor Johnson I never thought that we would be this close or take things this far. You were always the acquaintance, the mutual friend that stood behind the group and watched the rest o...

PRINCE: A BK Nation Tribute in Words, Photos, Videos

  Praise Dance for the Downpour By Tayllor Johnson The cassette danced around my mother’s Camry To the percussion of a road that we weren’t on Demanding space Demanding recognition Rattling like a world unhinged, bu...

Praise Dance for the Purple Downpour

By Tayllor Johnson The cassette danced around my mother’s Camry To the percussion of a road that we weren’t on Demanding space Demanding recognition Rattling like a world unhinged, bursting from his plastic barriers Begg...
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Owning Guns in the Name of Safety is Not Safe

By Tayllor Johnson Listening to President Obama’s announcement of his executive order on gun control regarding background checks for potential firearm purchases brought me back to my mother’s cautions to “be careful” whe...