LOSS, Poetry, Relationships, Uncategorized

Glitch

The pulses silenced out the imbetween I only heard the highs Your absence is deafening, I fucking meant it every time Did I follow the steps all right? Were you only painted by numbers? Was I out of line when I told you how it hurt? Am I dead? Or did I dream it all?… Continue reading Glitch

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Black Girl Problems, Childhood, Race, Uncategorized

Anomaly

I moved to Brooklyn Heights when I was 17.  I was enrolled for the  summer introduction course for the New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts until I started classes in the fall.  This was the plan since I was ten years old.  Showing up, suitcase in hand and a dream in my heart. The… Continue reading Anomaly

Advice, Finance, Money, Personal Finances, Uncategorized

Money Sense

I got my first job when I was fifteen.  More so, I began paying taxes when I turned fifteen. Before that I would run the many small side businesses my parents set up - selling corn in the summer, pumpkins in the fall, Christmas trees in December, and for a couple years I would sell… Continue reading Money Sense

Black Girl Problems, Race, Social Media, Theatre, Uncategorized

Skin. Part 3

Recently a local theater whitewashed the role of a black slave in Arthur Miller's, "The Crucible."   There was protest from myself and other members in the community.  The local newspaper thought it was an important discussion to begin and asked for interviews, and wrote up an article.  On the online article there is a comment… Continue reading Skin. Part 3