Molly is a former kindergarten teacher. She has been doing spoken word poetry for about six years. Molly has recently relocated to Billings from Kalispell after finishing the school year and completing yoga teacher training.
Who are your (literary/spiritual/personal) influences? Alternatively: Who are your ideal adoptive parents?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Describe your psychic shielding—what, exactly, keeps you from succumbing to the forces of evil?
Psychic shielding is hard. Setting boundaries, prayer, positivity, and beginning on a path of meditation and yoga have all helped, but when all else fails, carry black tourmaline.
Do you think the world is ending? Why or why not?
I do not think the world is ending. I believe that there is too much good in the world and in humanity. Things are starting to shift, slowly but surely. We are raising the vibration of collective consciousness but it is hard work.
What gets you out of bed in the morning?
I am figuring that out still but enjoying the process.
Who is your desert island poet? Why?
The spoken word poet Olivia Gatwood is my desert island poet because I think we would get along super well and bond over never quite growing out of being a teenage girl at heart. Additionally, she's a Virgo and she could save us if we were stranded.
Describe an irrational fear or superstition you just can't shake.
I am too superstitious for my own good so there are many examples but one in particular is opening umbrellas indoors. I have spent a lot of time in elementary schools and the amount that kids open umbrellas indoors for no reason is astonishing. Not to mention dangerous. Leaves you at the edge of your seat in a bad way.
See Ouellette perform during Dreyfest Poetry Jam, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at Craft Local, 2413 Montana Ave.