I gave her flowers

I gave her flowers

I gave her flowers today to make her smile. I gave her flowers to help ease the pain of the blows she accepts without a word or tear. I gave her flowers today in lieu of a lecture that would tell her enough is enough. It’s time to stand up and walk away. I gave [...]

During the storm

During the storm

During the storm, you are washed in love. -Simone During the storm is when I am enlightened and lifted up to share the moment of growth with the almighty. You whisper words of encouragement that through this storm I will see clearer and be prepared for what is next to come. You wash me so [...]

Thank you beautiful black women

Thank you beautiful black women

Thank you to all the beautiful black women who created the blueprint so I may live in the truth and bath in the light. -Simone Beautiful black women thank you for the legacy that you left for me because if it wasn't for you I would wish I had blue eyes, blonde hair, and well [...]

See beyond the view pt. 4

See beyond the view pt. 4

Had I known on this morning my life would change so much, had God told me years ago that my mother would be clean and we’d have a relationship I don’t know what I would have done? Miss Jenkins spilled the beans. Miss Jenkins, “baby I am your grandmother and this here is your aunt. [...]

See beyond the view (cont.)

See beyond the view (cont.)

He had no idea of the impact she had on my life. Before I met Miss Jenkins I feared that I would be just like my mother. See my mother was not the worst person ever she was just broken. She was given up for adoption when she was only a day old and bounced [...]

I am beautiful

I am beautiful

My beauty flows deep within pressing into my soul caressing the lovely queen within. I am beautiful beyond the sway in my hips and the fullness of my lips. Press pass the exterior that you deem as interfere and search my soul. There lays the essences of my integrity and intellectual telepathy. Wow I am [...]

See beyond the view pt 2 teaser

See beyond the view pt 2 teaser

I was called into the principal’s office and told that I am valedictorian and I was so excited I knocked over Mr. Bakers pencils. Normally when I receive great news like this I would run and tell Miss Jenkins but it is April 1st and I have not seen Miss Jenkins since November. I sat [...]