In half Or partially whole Adorned in its beautiful wrapper accompanied by its given name A broken crayon still colors all the same If I were going to paint a portrait It would come out beautiful even if all the colors ran together to create a new hue If I were going to describe a… Read More Rose Art
Monday 1/11 The only emotions I know how to express are anger and joy. Today, I am angry. And I am expressing it on this wack ass piece of paper only, and simply only, because I don’t want to hear anything from Dr. Julie about me not doing it. SO WHEN YOU READ THIS DR.… Read More Dear Dr. Julie
When I was younger I struggled a lot with walking outside of my comfort zones. I liked doing and being what was familiar to me. Routines made me feel secure and content. But, I feel like a mixture of various disappointments and frustrations within myself quickly made me enjoy stepping outside of my comfort zones.… Read More Comfort Zones
I have this huge, overwhelming fear of having my feelings hurt. In my version and world of anxiety, the thought of me opening the door to hurt, disappointment and rejection is so heavy that I often don’t do it at all. I could be rightfully upset with you and will hold back on it for… Read More Swang and Connect.
Low life on a higher ground Thoughts being lifted , I saw angels carrying my ideas around And I knew what enlightenment felt like I tasted the sky and felt alive again I felt sun rays I was warm I was baked in a new skin That was made to be entirely whole I was… Read More Higher Learning
Recently, I had a deep discussion with a group of women about what it means to be successful as a black woman. Success in today’s society is hard for any person of color, but a WOMAN of color has an even harder time reaching “success”. As an opener to this discussion, we read a Forbes… Read More Success is…
With the Trump Administration trying to repeal DACA, I took it upon myself to learn as much as I could about DACA and immigration in the past few months. I’ve been reading stories of young people about the same age as me going through something I couldn’t even imagine myself going through. But after drowning… Read More The Me I Wish I Knew