Renata Burnette speaks her truth

Renata Burnette has been lighting up the poetic stage for the last two years.

Renatta began reciting her poems while a sixth former at St Joseph High School. “I’d write in my free time then say my poems for my friends. I remember one particular friend, Lisa, saying, ‘One day when you get to a professional level, we’ll come and watch you.’ They have since been coming to support me. It’s good to have them around. They are very encouraging, although it can be embarrassing sometimes when they get going,” she said.

The young woman who is recognized as a spoken-word poet sometimes dabbles in floetry, another kind of poetry done to music…..

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