new year. same me. or not?

so i’m the same, right? fat. cute. wordy. lazy. I read too many books. I cook A LOT. my hair is big. addicted to social media. funny. hate to shop. love a clean house but also don’t like to do it. single mother to 1 kid, two teens and one adult. you know, ME. 2018…

a bitter cup of disappointment

I’ve said “I need coffee” at least four times since we got up. Together. We stop a Wawa for gas. You come out with a cup of coffee. For YOU. Do you really have an attitude because I don’t hug or kiss you goodbye? fuck outta here…

The Fire, In and Out (NaPoWriMo day 13)

You should have You should be You should do … so much more. Too smart Too funny Too beautiful … to be this. Apply yourself Reinvent yourself Promote yourself … why can’t you? Your heart Your brain Your mouth … all too big to fail. I’m the curator of my own potential The guardian of…

Ruin (NaPoWriMo day 2)

Ruin Building skyscrapers of fantasy out of crushed dreams is the way She copes with the reality of her inadequacy The structures loom large over the streets of her consciousness Why is there so much traffic here? All roads leading to everywhere and nowhere At once This all a facade Make believe This can’t be…

“You Ain’t Got No Job, Man!”

This is a rant. I hate nigga shit. Not “black people shit,” strictly nigga antics. Ignorant folks doing ignorant shit. But I live in DC, Nigga Shit capitol of the Free World. From the politicians to the police to the everyday citizens… A friend calls the other morning to tell me about a job fair…

Revisiting Truth

  My truth: I am a multitude of things both positive and not so. I can be loud and harsh and whiny and petulant and stubborn and immature and petty and vindictive. I don’t always wield my words wisely, I can be extremely lazy and a master procrastinator… But I am not a liar or…

Words of the day

Melancholy. Blah. Wait. Think. Love. Hope. Reflect. Remember. Resolve. Grow. tomorrow awaits…

I love to watch a man getting dressed. It’s such an everyday intimate occurrence.

In the still of the night, alone with my thoughts, the most fervent wish I have is for love’s reflection. To see myself in another’s heart as I see them in mine….