My big sister said she wants to be more like me. A bigger voice. A taller presence. Sis, don’t discount what it took to get me here. And don’t write off the agony you endured being completely broken down only to be rebuilt to his exact likings. Not to compare or put levels on life’s […]Read more "big like you: a poetry share"
It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you rather than looking for love to compensate for a self-love deficit. -Eartha Kitt ❤Read more "week 9"
Realize that sleeping on a futon when you’re 30 is not the worst thing. You know what’s worse? Sleeping in a king bed next to a wife you’re not really in love with, but for some reason you married and you got a couple kids and you got a job you hate. You’ll be laying […]Read more "week 8: the risk in playing it safe"
Not only do I love Oshun’s voices, but I love their messages. If you didn’t hear what they said, in short, drop that zero if he’s not on your same wavelength, boo boo. It’ll save you the headaches and heartache. happy v-day (the V is for the ✌🏾when you walk out the door) ❤Read more "Parts: a word on (self)love and lack thereof"
By Gioncarlo Valentine “Where do you go when the pain of staying is stronger than that of leaving?”- Joel Leon I recently happened across a story that shook me into a state of genuine despair. A woman named Marisa Harris, who was working to dedicate her life to helping troubled youth, who attended my former… Please […]Read more "On suicide, depression and loving Black children — RaceBaitR"
yes. your face is lovely. but a wild face. without and attractive heart. or a stunning soul. does nothing for me. i need the other beauty. – nayyirah waheed photo found on Pinterest, no copyright infringement intendedRead more "other beauty"