Loneliness matters

I have found my peace. My relationships are thriving and I am constantly striving to  complete each goal that I have set for myself. It’s safe to say that I am “happy.” However, one major challenge within happiness is loneliness. The more I’ve learned about happiness, the more I’ve come to realize that loneliness is a…

Black woman claims she’s white

16-year old, black teen, Treasure, believes she is Caucasian. How can a black person deny their race when they are visibly black one may ask? According to this teen, she is Caucasian because everything about her differs from African Americans. This distinction stems from her “not nappy” hair texture, her nose, which she says is “not…

Forgetful

Sometimes, I forget. I forget that my eyes are always honest. The “windows to your soul” some call it and mine are pianist. The songs they play are pleasurable like warm sand sliding between your toes from a quiet wave. Sometimes, I forget. That my smile is the trusty key that fits in your back…

How you lovin’?

I’ve had love. I’ve lost love, I’ve regretted giving love, but most of all I love… love.  What’s amazing to me is how everyone interprets the act of love differently and shows love differently. When I think of true love, the first person that comes to mind is my mother. How can someone endure so…