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 … Continue reading A Society Cannot Stand Without Its Missing Piece
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 … Continue reading Do What It Takes
by Bernice “What’s wrong? Why are we like this?” I stare up at the ceiling blankly. I noticed that’s how all my stares have been like lately. I don’t have the answer he wants and neither does the ceiling. I want to look at him, but something keeps me from doing so. Pride? Hurt? I … Continue reading A Stranger
by Swesuny My dear future husband, I wonder where you are right now, I'm thinking if you are ready to take a vow. My dear future husband, Please know I am not a perfect woman, And I don't expect you to be a perfect man. My dear future husband, I want you to know I … Continue reading My Dear Future Husband
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 … Continue reading Las Vegas Tales IV
I am constantly waiting for you, and I keep entrusting you to our almighty God, To keep you safe, To guide you, And to protect you. Whoever you are, I'm patiently waiting for you.
Soft whispers and gentle kisses. A reminder of the purest magic The faintest touch from you And I’m no more Lost in a sea of my own passionate love; I am undone. Rain falls from the heavens. Our garments are soaked through But you, you desire to continue Wandering through this barren field … Continue reading Soothing Poems
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?