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Water is Life

Water is a very powerful thing. Cultures as old as time have worshiped it. It flows throughout all the lands, connecting the entire world,...

Sickle Cell Spoken Word Poetry

Spoken word is an oral art that melds together words and phrases in beautiful patterns that are punctuated by intonation and undulation.  Take a...

Isata Lakoh – The Most Important Day

The most important day of my life is the day my parents explained the essence of the pain I have gone through majority of...

Ode to the Caregiver

To all the Warrior Moms, Dads, Lovers, Sisters, Brothers, Husbands, Wives, Children & Caregivers. This one is for you. Thank you for being our...

A World Without Sickle Cell

A poem written by Vicki Glarum, a mother of a child with sickle cell disease. Envisioning a world without sickle cell...

Krystal’s Poem

This is a great poem that sums up the strength, determination, and character of a Sickle Cell Warrior. Written by Krystal "For a long time,...

RIP Jasmine Bailey, the Warrior with a Microphone

SCW mourns the passing of one of our own, a warrior with a microphone. Rest in Peace Jaz.

Sickle Cell Art

On the SCW FB page, one of the warriors posted this photo, and it was so creative that I had to post it. This just reminds me how talented, passionate, and creative sickle cell warriors are. Adreenah has given me permission to share this on the website.

Poem: Ode to Sickle Cell

Written by a warrior about sickle cell. I think many of us can deeply resonate with this, the process and the awakening.

Poem: A Love Lost

One of the sickle cell warriors on the facebook page shared this with me and it was so evocative I just had to share it with all of you.
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