I wrote a post a while back entitled Hair Envy and IG Pages to Follow . In that post, I mentioned 3 Instagram pages I follow for loc inspiration. One page in particular, locology (@locology on Instagram) is possibly the most diverse. On this particular page, you can find locs from different stages, but also … Continue reading #ConfessionsofaLocdGoddess: You Can’t Wear Locs if You’re Not Black…Huh?
As a poet, spoken word artist, writer, entrepreneur (and several other amazing adjectives), I found it very difficult to find affordable and practical resources to help better myself and my craft. I had been writing since about 2000 and performing since 2010, yet, I was still having some challenges seeking quality programs and general guidance … Continue reading 10 Great Resources for Poets and Writers
…With little to guide her, except fidelity to her own experience, she documented the survival of love, loyalty, joy, humor and affirmation, as well as tragedy in black life. Who could help wondering what would have been the difference in Zora Hurston’s life and career if there had been a large black reading public, and … Continue reading We Should Be Grateful for Her Survival
So, I'm 6 chapters away from completing my edit on my novel. So far, I think I did a prettt damn good job for my first novel. Im truly proud of myself for getting this far and not giving up. Nerves are creeping in though, and doubt is trying to rear it's ugly head. Now … Continue reading Nerves.
Our time is precious and sacred, because I know that eventually comes, and you have to return to her. Read Part I here Read Part II here
I lay next to you in bed and I realize that our relationship is the rawest love story never told.
I'm willing to be kept in your back pocket, as long as it gives me the ability to be next to you. Read Part I here
I never knew how much joy children really bring to your life, until I had one of my own. I could be having the worst day ever, I could want to cry my eyes out and lay in bed all day and do absolutely nothing; but my daughter makes that impossible. Since the day she … Continue reading The Joys a Child Brings
Photo Cred: askmen.com I was listening to the radio one morning and an awesome topic was being discussed. I couldnt wait to get to my computer to post my two cents about it lol! So, picture it. You're calling up your closest girlfriend or guy friend to hang out one night; nothing too fancy, just … Continue reading How Did I Become the Third Wheel?!?!?
A bare face and a pure soul, I ask nothing more but for you to see me. I know this is new to you, something that you may not be used to, but I had a feeling that between all of the good vibes losing time in each other's eyes, I lied to you. I … Continue reading Naked Truth