Tracks on Repeat

An Autoethnographic Poessay


  • Britton Williams Drama Therapy, New York University, USA



Black aesthetics, Black clients, Black clinicians, Black expression(s), Black creative resistance, racial oppression, racialized violence, (re)imagining care


At the time of this writing, the world is in the throes of a global pandemic. COVID-19 has reached every corner of the world. The impact has been devastating across individual and collective contexts. This autoethnographic poessay is a creative exploration of a Black woman’s experience(s) of living in and through COVID-19 and enduring racial oppression. It weaves between time, space and place recognizing the interconnectedness of the personal, professional, and social-cultural. This piece intentionally amplifies, and grapples with, emergent and conflicting tensions without seeking to resolve them.

Author Biography

Britton Williams, Drama Therapy, New York University, USA

Britton Williams is a Black woman. Drama Therapist. A myriad of hyphens and ands. She is a teacher and student. A thinker and dreamer. She is urgently concerned with the possibilities that live with/in radical (re)imagining and the inextricable connectedness of healing and liberation. And...

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How to Cite

Williams, B. (2021). Tracks on Repeat: An Autoethnographic Poessay. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, 21(1).