What makes a place feel like home? In this moving performance, Toluwanimi Obiwole shares how she discovered love and community in a foreign city.

Toluwanimi Obiwole is a Nigerian-born, Colorado-raised poet currently studying architectural engineering at CU Boulder as well as the Denver youth poet laureate. She is the author of two chapbooks: How to Become a Lightning Storm and OMI EBI MI (pronounced oh-mee ay-bee mee). She writes, hoping to cultivate her own black girl magic while creating space and a platform for people who have yet to realize that their voices are necessary.