God. -- God. -- God. I am getting comfortable with saying "God". After I say it the first time, it gets even easier. The first time I say it though, I have to really stretch it out. "Gaaaaahhhhddddd." When I say it the first time, it's like when you try on a shoe and you're… Continue reading Honesty Post : God
She says, “I’ll break your heart.” But the clouds in my mind float me to the sky and I do not hear the words she muttered. She says, “I’ll break your heart.” But the whisper of the wind as we dance through the trees puts a springing in my knees and I run from what… Continue reading F R A C T I O N S
Is there a balance to be struck? Is it even possible? Growing up, I was surrounded mostly by white people. I wanted to look more white. Attending Howard University, and being around pretty much all black people - I wish I looked more black. Will there ever be a time or an environment, I suppose,… Continue reading What Are You?
I used to hate those wet kisses. I really hated those wet kisses. As I wiped my cheek they would leave a streak. But now I treasure those kisses because I know there will be a day when I don’t get. those. wet. kisses. I sit in the rocking chair. I sit in the wooden… Continue reading Stage One
she did it. and she smiled in disbelief. and she didn’t know where she was going but she knew she could do anything she wanted. go anywhere she wanted. and that was invigorating. she couldn’t sleep maybe because she closed a door or maybe because now she didn’t know which door to open first. of… Continue reading Free
The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. - Robert Frost, excerpt taken from Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening I read this poem for the first time when I was in first grade.… Continue reading Promises to Keep
When I was 15 going on 16, I met a guy. We'll call him Alex. Alex was cute, he was a year older than me, and his flirtatious attitude made me giddy. Every time I was around him I felt excitedly anxious, but now I see that that anxiety stemmed from a lack of self… Continue reading Becoming Whole
Do you ever look in the mirror. stare at yourself. and wonder - Is this the person I am going to be for the rest of my life? Is this how I’m going to look throughout my 20’s and settle into for my 30’s? Is this me?? That's what I was doing June 9, 2015.… Continue reading This is me now.