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When Something Within You Dies

Have you ever noticed that something within you changed? Maybe your attitude, the way you respond to others, your desires, your diligence. Could even be your dreams, trust, tenacity, or peace. But when something dies within us, we rarely notice it until sometime down the line. Usually, it’s when someone asks us to recall an…

A Delayed Gratification Lifestyle

I watched you on the horizon, where the sun and the land meet. You looked so beautiful, nothing like I imagined, though I imagined you several times. The potential you have, the magnificent possibility, the complete majestic package. Still so far away, yet within arms reach, I extend my arm and open my hand to…

Fashionably Unfit?

I’m different from a lot of the people who I surround myself with. Sometimes it makes me uncomfortable because I’m often the butt of a joke. I don’t mean the very negative kind, the one that hurts your feelings, but the one that it just enough shade to make me feel uncomfortable. Anyone who knows…

Internal Processes

Naturally I’m an extrovert. However over time I’ve become an Introvert. I’m quite sure when the switch happened though. It could’ve been when I left and went to college, the first time my thoughts were criticized as not good enough, when I moved to St. Louis, when I entered a Predominantly White Institution (PWI) for…

Calling in the One

I took a seven week course through a book called Calling in the One: Seven Weeks to Attract the Love of Your life in hopes of literally finding “the one.” I always hear people say that they’re waiting for the one, and that they’ll be happy when they meet the one, all of that is true, but…

Looking For Validation

I looked for my identity in your smile. I touched your finger tips in search for the energy that was once drained from eyes. Picked the dandruff off your scalp hoping it would materialize into the wings of doves to carry me off into my destiny. I rode the curve of your breath, picking apart…

Transitioning Dangerously

Have you ever been in the place between where you were and where you are going? That place where you’re unsure of a couple of things but you know something is calling you to another level? The dark hallway between surety and uncertainty? Maybe you’re trying to stabilize in quicksand. You’re in transition. Transitioning is…