Anacaona Rocio Milagro is a native New Yorker and poet living in Washington Heights. She is the mother of Nirvana Sky and Zion Dario. Her father is from the Dominican Republic and her mother is from St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands. She is the daughter of Oshun but adopted by Yemaya. She earned an MFA in poetry at NYU's low-residency program in Paris and an MPH at Columbia University. She earned a BA in social anthropology and journalism/creative writing with a minor in art from Baruch College. However, nothing compares to her education from the prestigious school of hard knocks.