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

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

Whitesplained

  A little background. A local community theater group, (Olean Theatre Workshop), recently did an almost all female production of Arthur Miller's, The Crucible.  In The Crucible, for those who may not be familiar, is a character named Tituba who is a black slave and calls for black actress to play the role.  Olean Theatre Workshop casted… Continue reading Whitesplained

Childhood, Dating, Family, LOSS, Relationships, Uncategorized

Mother, May I?

Growing up I always saw myself as a mother.  Motherhood I felt, was an inevitable obligation and was just something that happened. At one point in my teen years I distinctly remember wanting at least 8 children.   That number drastically dropped as years went on.  I'm really good with small children.  I started babysitting at… Continue reading Mother, May I?