I am Worth More

“Let that sizzle in your spirit.” Kountry Wayne I am worth more Than a 1-second text message Every blue moon I am worthNumerous messages Letting me know You will talk to me or See me soon I am worth moreThan brief, rushed visits Every now and then I am worth Long days and long nights That seem to have no end I amContinue reading “I am Worth More”

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!”

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 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”

I, Too (The Sista’s Version)

Inspiration can come from out of no where sometimes. And I was minding my business when I stumbled upon a post from @hannahdrake628 of WriteSomeShit called Black Women for 2021 Mind The Business that Minds You. In her post, she said “I believe that for 2021 it is time for Black Women to reclaim theirContinue reading “I, Too (The Sista’s Version)”

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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