What If…I Really Committed to Me?

What would Happen If I Committed to Being The Person I Always Wanted to Be?

What would happen if I actually buckled down and do those things I always said I was going to commit to at the start of every new year or change of every season? Who would I actually be?

The List

Define who you are and what you are, and be clear on that. Meditate on that and then, live and die by that… Nipsey Hussle Lately I have been compiling A List… The do’s And don’tsThe will’sAnd won’tsThe yesesAnd the no’sThe X’s And the O’s Like DoKiss me everyday Don’t Push me away I will Hold you downI won’t ChaseContinue reading “The List”

You Can’t Keep…

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option. You can’t keepFucking meOver andThink I Will let youContinue Fucking me Disappointing meOver and overAnd Over again andThink IWill learn to LoveDisappointment  Neglecting myNeeds myWants andThink I Will accept BeingNeglected You can’t keepLying to MeOver and overAnd Over again andThink IWill be At easeWith Lies Making meSecond orThirdContinue reading “You Can’t Keep…”

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.”

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”

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”

Betrayal

It’s funny how we can recognize when someone else is doing us wrong or has betrayed us in some way. We leap with panther-like speed to let them know we will not tolerate this sort of behavior or we quickly exit the situation that does not serve us well. But what do we do whenContinue reading “Betrayal”

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