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rubi g.

poet & writer

"The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them" -Paulo Coelho



who is rubi g.?

Lisa “rubi g.” Ventura is a Washington Heights bred Afro-Latina poet, born to Dominican parents. Lisa is a creative nonfiction writer who's been documenting her life stories in diaries since the age of 9. Lisa is a happily married, mother of two boys, who is returning to herself and her craft. Her passions include reading, writing, and practicing yoga.


i am bliss (after yoga)

The first time I stumbled upon yoga was during my freshman year in High School. I attended a portfolio based alternative school that...