Multitasking as usual. Phone in hand. To do lists nearby half done. Stillness. Daybreak peering over my shoulder. Warm and inviting. Like a whiny toddler tugging on the hem of my garment trying to get my attention when busy, I … Continue Reading Owning Our Stripes
Afraid To Live, Too Scared To Die It was on Friday the 13th over 25 years ago… I had ran into my friend from high school, Tondelayo, earlier that day or the day before. It’s a bit fuzzy now. We … Continue Reading Afraid To Live, Too Scared To Die
Self-described as an enigmatic, quiet, complicated loner, I first met this majestic Sistah in the Summer of 2000. Our … Continue Reading NOT JUST THE DJ’s WIFE…
I’m Glad You Like My Perfume (But I Wore It For Him) In my semi autobiographical post Barbra, Bob and Black Gospel I referenced my immense love for the Yentl soundtrack. As a singer songwriter, I’m a musical lexophile by nature with an insatiable appetite for … Continue Reading I’m Glad You Like My Perfume (But I Wore It For Him)
D E U C E S… Did you find what you were looking for? Staring into my eyes ignoring the closed door I remember there was a time when you crossed my mind…but you crossed the street ignoring me You never … Continue Reading D E U C E S
You have feasted on the vomit of others now debilitated and full Ferociously…vehemently You search for each debut You’ve become an infocarnivore Craving it raw to say the least Relentless in your … Continue Reading G O S S I P
So you want to help eh? Save the world? Rescue cats out of trees? Help the elderly cross the street? Change a stranger’s flat tire? Break up fights in bars? You just love helping people huh? Never ignoring a need, … Continue Reading Everyone Is NOT Assigned To Your Caseload!
I’m sorry and I apologize I wish we could start all over again However one more word Or subtle move Would only worsen the condition I’m sorry and I apologize That my reaction to your reaction Fueled our demise I said and did … Continue Reading From Much Respect to No Respect
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I love to read your stories. It’s so interesting and beautiful to see how two people meet and find together. Thank you so much for sharing this story with me, Ericka from AUTHENTICITEE…
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Ben Huberman | Longreads | February 2015 | 13 minutes (3,354 words) For the past ten…
I used to look forward to Valentine’s Day. That all changed the day I found out I wasn’t my Valentine’s only … Continue Reading When You’re Not Your Valentine’s Only Valentine
The Fading Facade fa·cade fəˈsäd/ noun • an outward appearance that is maintained to conceal a less pleasant or creditable … Continue Reading The Fading Facade
Well hush your mouth and keep on talkin’! I’m thrilled to have been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award by my … Continue Reading THE VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD!!
Barbra, Bob and Black Gospel BROOKLYN BABY! Cheaaa Son! All day long! Being born and reared in Brooklyn, New York … Continue Reading Barbra, Bob and Black Gospel
Pardon the broken vernacular but a lot of us don’t know how to wait for SQUAT. Nothing. Nada. Zip. NO … Continue Reading Don’t Lose Your Virginity On The Morning of Your Wedding!