Light Stung Eyes

Sometimes the sunlight is so bright that it stings our eyes It hurts a little and we have to turn away because it can be painfully temporarily blinding That is

Free and Free

I am the freest I have ever been Being fully who I am I do not have to censor my being, my tongue or my soul I attribute this awakening


In our political climate, it takes determination to stay positive, hopeful and healthy. This is a gently reminder to see the beauty…

New Name New Vision

The journey of a writer is an exhilarating one. I have been writing since I was old enough to hold a pencil and writing is not only apart of who

Its Just Not Okay

I was talking to 5 women recently and they all were reflecting on their marriages/relationships that were riddled with pain, betrayal, neglect, abuse, mistreatment and some form of abandonment. All

The Kinda Woman

Be the kinda woman that other bitches study and on you’re worse day you are still ten times better. -Dana Lena’ About this Life.

Purpose and Love

Purpose woke me at 4am. Writing, creating becoming. Reproducing is amazing. Love reached out and touched me shortly thereafter. Encouraging me not to go back to sleep, but to make

Poetic Flow: Langston Hughes

To Artina, I will take your heart.I will take your soul out of your bodyAs though I were God.I will not be satisfiedWith the little words you say to me.I

Every Single Thing

I just want to admonish you not settle for mediocre love The real thing is out there Every single thing you want, desire, crave, need, long for GOT TO HAVE

Poetic Flow: All of It

Wide open My nerves on heightened alert Pores a door gate to ecstasy My mind is dancing and expanding with every elaborate word I can taste food before it hits

Likened to the Sun

Sun is defined as: the luminous celestial body around which the earth and other planets revolve, from which they receive heat and light, b: a celestial body like the sun : STAR 2: the

The Fight to FORGIVE

BITTER… RESENTFUL… ANGRY… HATEFUL… UNLOVING… CYNICAL… IMPRISONED… GUARDED.  SEEDS OF UNFORGIVENESS….and to think that the person who carries this weight is the one who was hurt- NOT the one who