Seasons of Life

Fall and Winter are my favorite times of the year. I loathe the heat of Texas summers and the allergies that come along with the Spring. However, each season has its purpose. In the Fall, change happens. We see the evidence of this in the appearance of reds, yellows, browns, and oranges all around us.Continue reading “Seasons of Life”

Why?

Why do people grab their purses when they see me walking by? Little do they know I’ve never stolen anything in my whole life. Why is my natural hair considered so unprofessional? Yet, other ethnicities can work with colored hair and tatted skulls. Why am I deemed unworthy of a seat at the table? Yet,Continue reading “Why?”

Pack Light

During this pandemic, I have become emotionally exhausted. The unending stories of injustice, police brutality, ineffective government, and the lack of empathy, have been overwhelming. I never watch the news because we are fed bad news over and over again. It is very depressing. As a woman of color and a mother of 2 AfricanContinue reading “Pack Light”

Awakened

There once was a sister, Who found herself a mister. And you’d think she’d found a pot of gold. But some how she got it twisted, Or she just altogether missed it, Because she had to give up her soul. Unhealthy patterns started, And she left herself unguarded, Then, she became consumed by lies. DistantContinue reading “Awakened”

A Beautiful Mess

Well. Isn’t that an oxymoron? How could something or someone be both beautiful, and a mess at the same time? How can someone look young on the outside, but feel so broken in the inside? If you don’t already know or can’t imagine relating to this beautiful mess, then let me introduce myself.  Hello, myContinue reading “A Beautiful Mess”