What’s funny is I used to get drunk and cry about how I never wanted to become my mother. The woman that was so drunk in love that she regurgitated her emotions. The woman that allowed her heart to be manipulated and rearranged countless times like a ball of clay. The woman that cried out for a man who was already too far gone. But … Continue reading My mother’s daughter
A week after you broke up with me, I started a small fire in my brother’s backyard. I’ve always loved watching the flames dance from orange to blue as if she is telling a story. Then I made the connection. I remember you told me that I reminded you of fire because of its destruction. You said I can relate to it. It burns. It … Continue reading The Fire That Dances
Anxiety quickly fell over college campuses everywhere as the confirmed cases of the Coronavirus began to skyrocket across the world. As a result, colleges across the country responded to the disease’s outbreak by forcing students to vacate their residential spaces and to continue the remainder of the semester through online classes. Students across the nation were displaced and severely affected from the decisions made by their institutions. The students of the … Continue reading COVID-19 vs. the AUC
Hey guysss! It’s been such a long time and I would apologize to you all for being so inconsistent with my work, but I should really be apologizing to myself. This past year has been filled with so much- but my good sis Kehlani once said, “Where there is pain, there is art” And, I thought that was so resonating that I might have to … Continue reading Are You Or A Friend In A Toxic Relationship? Distinguishing Signs.
Watching horror movies that get underneath your skin has become a Halloween tradition leading up to the creepy occasion. We watch these sorts of movies for the frightful rushes of adrenaline that they bring out of us. Here are a couple of classic movies to ensure gives you goosebumps this spooky season: The Cabin in The Woods (2012) – Focusing on five teenagers going to … Continue reading Horror Movies to Watch this Spooky Season
My Favorite “Go To” food spots in ATL There is no surprise that Atlanta is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country. With the rise of tourists, the need of the “hot spots” have increased as well. Being that I am from out of state and a self proclaimed food connoisseur, it was my mission to find the best foods that Atlanta … Continue reading My Favorite “Go To” food spots in ATL
In light of the Atlanta pride parade this weekend, I decided to share my coming out story. I contemplated making this an entry. I’m comfortable with myself but I was hesitant to create this out of fear or judgement and backlash from certain family members. But, I decided to create this blog as a safe space and to share my story, so anything less than … Continue reading Who do I run to?
“Mature For Your Age” Society has a culture of making little girls, especially little black girls, from broken homes grow up quicker than they should. I didn’t grow up witnessing a lot of healthy love and affection in my households and I was forced to emotionally raise myself. So I took, “you’re mature for your age” as the biggest compliment in the world. I was … Continue reading “Mature For Your Age”
For as long as I could remember, I’ve kept countless journals, diaries, and sketchbooks (even though I can’t draw) Despite the fact that I’m confident in myself, I have always downplayed my writing. Is it good enough? Will it resonate with anyone? I’ve decided to stop overthinking and just do it. I’ve always aspired to become a journalist and share my thoughts and ideas. It … Continue reading Who is Jeydah?`