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Undefined Scripts is the official ShaKena site. Writer. Editor. Poet often called the ‘young Maya’ of her generation, she only hopes to be as great. In the following works, ShaKena scribes life–undefined–in the gray area outside boxes. (Click titles for full poem.)

A New Day

A new day has risen. The time for my people to ascend with and beyond peer races, no longer shackled by your hate bracelets, stepping outside the path of our ancestors’ foot traces with bold and proud faces has been given. We recant we can’t because the fact is that we can. We have. We will. The path …

Fined

Last night, when the key turned right and the beauty of a starlit sky wandered—lost—somewhere between the window’s screen, double pane, and bars; I wanted to cry. Soft and bold orange rays of morning faded black on my back, reminding me that I am society’s inadequacy charged with a fee no value to an open market. …