How sweet is this?! I was going to say that this is a great reminder to youth that they control their destiny, their emotions and that no one can define them unless they allow—but this is a great reminder to us all. ❤Read more "Melanin Poppin"
I have fared the best out of the group Although I went through the most I got away with the least amount of scars I remind myself of this every time I find it hard to connect When I wonder why the majority of people I will know for years I always feel new around […] […]Read more "Language Barrier — (a poetry share)"
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"
I am the product of centuries of women who have learned to tend to their own backs with their own oiled hands and their own split black knuckles and their own yellow palms. I am from a line of women who have evolved mouths that slow kiss honey even after a full body burn. I […]Read more "Skin and Sun"
Love is commitment. Love is not always understanding them, but trying to. Love is knowing that when life gets too heavy, you have them to spot you. Love is both words and action. Love is when your mistakes are your fault alone and making excuses is too risky so your only option is to try […]Read more "Love Is.."
too small too tall too loud too proud too narrow too wide too polite too uninviting too stiff too rhythmic too aggressive too passive too mysterious too open too dark too light too humorous too serious too bitter too sweet too calm too quiet too oblivious too aware too smart too ugly too fine too […]Read more "it’s always something with these black women"
We can’t afford it We’ve been nickeled and dimed far too many times To make fun of our sisters on the welfare line or To make fun of the young queens on the payday loan line in a bind Trying to pay fall tuition in the wintertime No more change left to spare There’s no […] […]Read more "We Can’t Afford It (a reblog)"