I find it hard to put into words the changes I’ve felt come over me. It’s been scary, but amazing. It’s been stressful, but empowering. It’s been bubbling within my mind and soul, pushing a stronger and wiser woman to the top. It’s been calming. It’s been peaceful. It’s been God.
So, I’ve finally reminded myself that I’ve been doing a little too much playing around. And by ‘playing around’, I mean not putting my talent to use. Doubting myself entirely too much. And just being plain old LAZY. I’ve been telling myself that I have to stop using these sad and depressed moods of mineContinue reading “Work In Progress, #1 (An Update)”
Year 28 is here, and I wanted to gift something close to my heart to those who love poetry or simply wish to support me. It is my SIXTH poetry collection, the companion to July’s “Before The Sunshine”. After The Rain, the happiness that follows the sadness I’ve struggled with for much of my lifeContinue reading “Birthday Gift!”
Of all the things I could be today, I choose to be HAPPY, And attract love my way. Happy, happy. Lord, I choose to be happy.
I took a deep breath, preparing myself to cry. The way I do every year, but something different happened. I laid there all the way until it got to the part of the song where Ice Cube began running off crimes that white people commit but blame black folks for, and nothing happened. No tears, no sense of heaviness, no sense of failure.