My Rainbow Umbrella

My umbrella symbolizes colors of the rainbow. My umbrella symbolizes gay pride. I carry it with pride. My pride is my deep understanding of being an AFRICAN American woman living in a society that labels us based on colors. We come in all colors and shades. The shades of black women represent our history in... Continue Reading →

Faery Tales

As a kid, I remember being obsessed with Tinkerbell. I think I dressed as her like three years in a row.  As an adult, reading the story, I see Tinkerbell in a whole other light. As a kid, I loved the way she floated around, sprinkling faery dust, and in my mind, helping others. As... Continue Reading →

Lonely vs Alone

Alone: Isolated, separated from others (Merriam- Webster) Lonely: Sad because one has no friends or company, solitary (Dictionary.com) So many times I hear people talk about feeling lonely.  Feeling like no one understands them. Feeling distraught and depressed. And then there are those that say that they can be in a crowd of people and... Continue Reading →

No Doubt

I can be honest. I doubt myself a lot. Question and over analyze. To the point where there are many times that I talk myself out of things. I convince myself that there is a reason that something can't or won't happen and then I throw obstacles in my own way. Negative thoughts creep in,... Continue Reading →

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