Girl, STOP! This is not Idris Elba!

Sometimes when our hearts get broken, we can feel like it’s the end of the world! Here is a somewhat humorous reminder that said breakup, just mmiiiiggghhhttt not be the end of the world. ☺️ STOP! This Is Not Idris Elba! Sweetie, You walk around herefeeling sad and rejected But stop, chick!This is not IdrisContinue reading “Girl, STOP! This is not Idris Elba!”

Where Writing Hides

Within the sea of words of a good book In the heartache of losing someone you love In a tear slowly cascading along the creases of a cheek …is where writing hides In the laughter of my sons as they play In the soapy suds of the shampoo in my hair In the heat ofContinue reading “Where Writing Hides”

Music is my New Best Friend

Lately I have been lost in my thoughts Trying to make sense and write through this depression I’ve caught Searching for a balm to soothe my soul When music reached in and pulled me out of that hole First, it was one song, then two The longer I listened, my world seemed less blue MusicContinue reading “Music is my New Best Friend”

Mom? Imperfect? It’s ok.

The directions: We find faults in ourselves, in others, and in the world around us all the time. Today, write a poem about the imperfect nature of someone or something, whether you accept these imperfections or complain about them, try to fix them or celebrate them. “Motherhood changes everything.” -Adriana Trigiani Somehow society tells women,Continue reading “Mom? Imperfect? It’s ok.”

Women Write: in W’s

Women write Wanting, wishing wondering why We wander willingly, wearily within wonder WOMAN, WORDSMITH, WORKHORSE, WORSHIPPER Welcoming wisdom while waiting watchfully Women write Worriedly whispering “why” Wackos, weirdos wickedness wins WOMAN, WORKER, WARRIOR…WHAT WORKMANSHIP! Writhing, wallowing, wantonly with warmth weakening Women write Weekly, weekdays whole weekends While watching, working, wrestling WOMAN, WATCHDOG, WOLF, WOMB-MAN…WRITER WeavingContinue reading “Women Write: in W’s”

I’m Not Giving Up, I’m Starting Over

I’m not giving up, I’m starting over…looking at life differently with fresh eyes I’m not giving up, I’m starting over…seeking to smile each day, more than I frown I’m not giving up, I’m starting over…being grateful for everything, finding joy in the little things I’m not giving up, I’m starting over…being just as passionate andContinue reading “I’m Not Giving Up, I’m Starting Over”

I am a Single Mother

The instructions said to write about a journey. “You could channel your excitement about a trip you’re about to embark on (or just returned from), comment on the mental progress you witnessed someone make, or focus on the struggles, pleasures, and extreme emotions that travel can bring about.” Single motherhood IS A JOURNEY. I amContinue reading “I am a Single Mother”

B. L. A. C. K. ❤️ W. O. M. A. N.

A message to evolution’s melanin magnificence… Beautiful, bangin’, beaming BEAUTY Living liberated, legendary like… An Admirer, Adorer Aficionada Curating cool, commanding consciousness… CREATIVE Keeping keen, kind-hearted, kinetic Womb-man wanting, wandering wondering why Our off-spring obtain outrageous offenses on Mitigating maneuvering managing manhood All-along accomplishing, achieving, and abounding Notice now…never needing narration… BLACK WOMAN

Sometimes I Wish I Was a White Girl

Sometimes I wish I was a white girl Because being a black girl ain’t fun We are looked over and ignored And can’t seem to please anyone Sometimes I wish I was a white girl Because being a black girl brings the blues You get called a bitch for having an opinion, being strong AndContinue reading “Sometimes I Wish I Was a White Girl”

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