RNC Member since
AWARDED RNC POET OF THE DECADE
2010 – 2020
We call her –
M.K. Simon is poetically known as Strawberry. She is the mother of 4 and grandmother of 6. She began seriously writing in 1986 (35 years ago) originally for personal release.
M.K. generally writes about loving, losing, and learning experiences. She enjoys practically every type of creative art and tries to encourage others to find their own creative outlet.
Inspirations include: Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, India.arie, William Shakespeare, Robert Frost and Rainer Maria Rilke.
May 2021 – Tulsa Race Massacre performance for the Chattanooga Festival of Black Arts & Ideas
Apr 2019 – RNC’s 20th Anniversary
Nov 2018 – RNC’s Living My Best Life
Jan 2018 – RNC’s Foreplay on Words
Jul 2017 – Hunter Museum’s Vision and Verse
Oct 2016 – RNC’s I Remember When
Jan 2016 – RNC’s Unspoken Resolutions