A Society Cannot Stand Without Its Missing Piece

by Vivian He asked me what we overlooked. I told him love. The passionate one. The one that makes your skin crawl. Love that takes you to the edge of the universe and beyond. I was in love once. I might be again. He asked me if I’ve ever been in love. I told him […]

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Do What It Takes

by J. Niziolek We will not be defined by the struggles we are facing.The distance between us has always been like a paper airplane.It seems like the miles will soar on for forever, but soon we will find ourselves landing in the same spot we’re supposed to be before the air stops lifting the paper […]

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Las Vegas Tales IV

Jennifer Faulle: The Young Woman’s Tale Legend of Dusty the Racer by Mark Kodama Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius Elbows to the ground. Feel the vibration. I was the rookie racing sensation My motorbike flies into the turn. Smell the rubber burn. The winner’s circle is my destination. Hear my engine […]

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I Write a Poem Every Night

by Fidel M. Love Tonight, I wrote a love poem ‘Cause the words just shifted and sent me to a happy place as I drifted in memories of when you used to smile at me And I laughed a little thinking of how I let your smile trap me. So, I wrote a love poem […]

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Self-Love Tip #1: Worship Your Hair

While I was growing up there were no black Disney princesses. Had there been a black princess, surely I would have identified with her and wanted to look like her, perhaps, even be her. However, all I knew was Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, and you know all the other beautiful non-black Disney princesses. So is it far-fetched to say that maybe black women admired white women during that time?

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