The Fear

i can’t write tonight i can’t write because my throat has closed, my voice is bubbling beneath the surface, clogged by my own privilege and fear i can’t write because i’m not sure i’m the one you should be hearing from the world is angry and the headlines are scary and i’m watching, listening, waiting for this…

Writing Black

I am black-ish Nah I am black Everything else is just liner notes. I am a writer Since age 10  I decided this was my true passion in my life. Shy girls must find their place I wrote because I couldn’t speak Afraid of my own voice Ink against paper just seemed quite right. So…

My Rebellion

my rebellion came at 16 when i decided enough was enough, that i was tired of my long flowing hair. so i, i chopped it all off and said goodbye. goodbye to my so called good hair black girl’s paradise of oh baby you got good long hair, it’s all hers, what you mixed with?…