An open letter signed by cocoa

by Miriama Gemmell

Miriama Gemmell (Ngāti Pahauwera, Ngāti Rakaipaaka) is a Māori poet who recently returned to the home fires of Aotearoa / New Zealand for the comedy duet of decolonisation and motherhood. When she is not studying Te Reo Māori, Miriama can be found drawing rainbows in street chalk with her toddler.