Leigh Takata


Leigh Takata has been writing poetry since she was 12 and has been using poetry and writing as a reflection of life ever since. She graduated from Kennesaw State University’s MAPW (Master of Arts in Professional Writing) program in 2013. Her poetry has also been featured in Agnes Scott College’s Aurora magazine as well as the Cahaba River LIterary Journal. Other publications include a contributing chapter in Social Media in Context as well as articles for the Atlanta Jewish Times. She also wrote and read two new poems as characters in the play 'Come Alive Human Family' which was performed in Atlanta, GA and Selma, AL.

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Why Does the Color of our Skin Matter?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political
Long poem discussing why the color of our skin matters
Feminist Musings of a Half-Asian Jew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general
Short collection of poems that were created during a poetry class. A lot of the inspiration for them stems from being a rape survivor and using poetry as a way to express how this event has affected my life.

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