Why is it…that I am supposed to be a strong woman. A strong black woman supposedly. That’s all I hear when my friends–especially if they are non-black– tell me. You’re so strong! I can totally see you being a single mother! As if that’s a compliment. Who wants to be a single mother? Does any […]
Music is my constant companion. Especially in times such as these.
I find myself thinking of home a lot. I’ve lived in four houses (one of them was an apartment) since I was born. Certainly not a lot, but the search for a home is something that I am constantly looking for. The first home I lived in was the house my mother […]
Today is my twenty-seventh birthday and I couldn’t be happier. I once thought I would be upset about aging and if this were the younger me, I definitely would be. But I heard or read somewhere that your thirties are better than your twenties. I don’t know about that, but I’ve noticed that as I get […]
I’m tired of being fucking reasonable Of having to be calm, cool, collected I want to be angry. I want to be mad. I want to claim my birthright. Hysteric. It has been calling to me for the longest Through the ages from mitochondrial eve Adam probably called her a bitch too. I’m […]
Or rather college daze I suppose I should say. I have once again begun a new semester. It seems…unseemingly, but it took a lot to get back including paying back federal funds through a mishap on my part that I shan’t talk about anymore. No! The important thing is that I am back where I […]
I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me.-Anais Nin I have been silent these past few months. Not only on my website but somewhat on social media. This year has been hard, but I do feel like it has made […]
Unspecified in her mother’s eyes the moon is fat as rotten cheese her breasts full of witch’s milk and no changeling Originally posted on AllPoetry.com