What They Say

What They Say

They say be yourself, but how do you suggest that I do that when the world I am in is not comfortable with me being myself. They say speak your mind, how do you do that when the world says speaking my mind is intimidating and aggressive.  They say advocate for yourself, how do you [...]

“Now What?” It Just Hit Different

“Now What?” It Just Hit Different

I envisioned the dream, but didn’t believe it would come true My mind is relieved, but my body feels heavy I feel proud, but afraid of the responsibility  I see a path but it’s too many roads to choose from I had no expectations, but exceeded all expectations  I cried a lot, but it was [...]

A letter to The Black Mother

A letter to The Black Mother

The smile that just came across my face when I thought about the words that would describe her. I think of her as a chameleon, but I wonder why she has to be. She is graceful, poised, my everything, needed, wanted, a mother to all, the standard, sought after in most if not all things.  She [...]

Quick Insecure Ep3 Rant

Quick Insecure Ep3 Rant

So Insecure fans, I am just catching up on the show. I am that chick that likes a few episodes to be in the que.  So, Issa said that she felt she got the “dude in progress” and relates this to her 5 years with Lawrence.  Remember Lawrence was not working and they were definitely on the [...]