Imagine Me

She dances like a pro. every move so perfectly captivating and precise, without missing a beat. Her words are like art etched on to a easel, each word connecting to one another. The words brightly vivid, brought to life with each expressive word. When she speaks, her voice is commanding, presenting strength in each ‘a’…

Yearning to discover my purpose in life

I Look to the future, endlessly hoping and praying the current state I reside in is only temporary. The hopes and dreams I once undoubtedly believed in are now ridiculed with pessimism, fear of rejection, thoughts of failure. I feel myself existing, but existing without an identified purpose. Am I really here? On this earth?…

Will I…

Will the thought of me descend from your mind slowly disspating into a faded, distant memory? Will the eyes that once gazed at me in adoration, alter its direction and no longer view me in the same light? Will the words of a hopeful mended friendship transition into a long forgotten  meaningless statement which barely…

A long overdue Thank you

Thank you for holding my hand during moments I pulled away Thank you for reaching for a kiss even when I stubbornly resisted the urge to feel the warmth of your love Thank you for pulling me close and embracing every flaw and fault even when I  refused and pulled away from you Thank you…

Attention Natural hair Novices and Skeptics, Please Read!

Clarke Sanders1. Extensions don’t mean that I don’t love my natural hair or myself. The first time that I was faced with this perspective was in Missouri when a girl asked me if I did not like myself since she rarely got to see my “real” hair. I will admit, I was caught off guard.… via…

According to America, not all are created equally 

I woke up this morning with a prayer in my heart and rapid thoughts running through my mind My black People this oppressive society was not made for us This society was not made to love us No matter how good we do and who we strive to be, we are always perceived as the…

No Best Friend Zone

Smiling faces, tight hugs and passionately written captions, hashtagged #Bestie #BestBitch #BFF are just daily reminders of where I fall short in life, a best friend. I’ve never been a certified loner or the extremely introverted weird kid that creepily sits in the back of the class room friendless. while growing up I always welcomed…

“It doesn’t even matter”

It doesn’t matter how good your sex is It doesn’t matter how strong your head game is It doesn’t matter when and how much you say you love him and text/call to prove how much you care Once a man’s interest in you has faded, he’ll be moving on to the next one and you’re…

Bitch, sit down. Be selfish!

1. Devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one’s own interests, benefits, welfare, etc., regardless of others. (Dictionary.com) Dear reader, I’m not trying to offend anyone by citing the dictionary.com definition of selfish. I’m sure you offhand know  what it means or at best are knowledgeable enough to describe it. I just…

You’re DTP (Disturbin’ the Peace) headphone rapper!

So once again it’s that time of the month, and no, I’m not hear to share the stressful woes of the female menstrual cycle. I’m referring to my monthly Orthodontist appointments in NYC, that I must say are painfully depleting my bank accounts. For some strange reason I enjoy observing people: detecting emotions through candid…