If you ask me, I'll tell you to text me and never call. Even before the digital age, something about holding the phone up to my ear and letting my cracked soprano voice pierce the receiver made me uneasy. I hate talking because I don't like the sound of my own voice. Couple that with … Continue reading The Art of Conversation
This is a poem about self-discovery, self-love and journeying into the person you should be.
While I did not read as much this year as I have in the past, the things I've read had a profound impact on me. I chose quality over quantity this year and settled into books that could aid in my personal development, my professional etiquette and spiritual growth. Almost all of these books I've … Continue reading What I Read in 2015
I'm not a big movie buff. But I saw this movie many years ago and have been reminiscing about it in dreams that span over the course of two weeks. I couldn't remember all the details until I began reading Mindset by Carol Dweck. On August 1st I was in a car accident that severely … Continue reading Groundhog Day!
Nothing and no one lasts forever. Feelings change. Tables turn. I try to remember this on my good days and it is so hard to imagine this being true on my worst days. I can remember being so in love that I moved across the country to live out that dream. Only to end the … Continue reading Feelings and Tables
...it's worth doing well. I can remember those words as clear as day from my 7th grade English teacher, Mrs. Parks. She was about 4 feet tall with a TWA (teeny weeny afro) that was graying and splochy. She spoke almost in a whisper - until she got mad and that always scared us as … Continue reading If anything is worth doing…
"What got you here, won't get you there.." - Rory Vaden I've always thought of myself as a hard worker. I've had a job since I could remember; and most times, more than one job. I've started businesses and have helped others start theirs. I'm a single-mom. I've obtained a bachelor's degree and am working … Continue reading Hard Work is Not Success
Excuse me as I sort some shit out in my mind... If love is a gift, I am not done unwrapping it. Everyday I am learning something new about love: how to give it, accept it, share it, cherish it, create it. But what I know about love is not always what I choose to show … Continue reading Love in Context
It's inevitable, I believe, that just as you are approaching greatness you doubt yourself. You wonder if you're good enough; if you have what it takes; if you're doing the right thing. These things have crossed my mind over the past couple of weeks. I knew I wanted to be a writer when I was … Continue reading I Am Not a Poet
This is untitled, for now I wonder what gives them the audacity to ask me: is his father around? Many times I'd bow my head and look to the ground. Too proud to tell Or embarrassed by the reality the question reveals Still... It's none of your damn business! It's taken me 7 years to … Continue reading I Try Not To Write When I’m Pissed Off But I Do Make Exceptions…