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Welcome to The Poet Lady Rose! 

Welcome to the website of The Poet Lady Rose! 

My name is La Toya A. Hampton, the poet known as Lady Rose. I began performing spoken word poetry in 2008, taking my stage name in honor my beloved father Roosevelt, who passed in 2000. Although I began performing in 2008, I took a hiatus around 2014, when I lost my inspiration to create, however, in 2020, with the onslaught of the COVID pandemic, with a need to process so much that was happening, I found my way back to writing and expressing, as a form of…

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