At birth I am silent breath
Escaping brown lips I am pressed to the sun in warm sand.
Aura Valdes is a Trans/ Non binary Spoken word artist.
*Pronouns : They/Them*
In a recent collection, they wrote : “My work pieces together a narrative of queerness. My body was built for the in between spaces, and I am an expression of that.”
Aura Valdes has been featured at the Tucson Poetry Festival, Casa Libre , Owls Club Monthly Series in Tucson and Words on the Avenue.
Aura is also a community organizer with QTPOC FestTucson.