I often think about the amount of incredible people that exist out there. People who survive freak accidents and come out to teach us about life. People who are born without limps showing us their strength and endurance. People who survive abusive relationships and kidnaps who still show us grace. Or even just the nice […]
“When will the pain stop?” the heart asked. “I don’t know” the mind replied. “It hurts a lot” the heart said. “I know” said the mind. “Take care of me” the body said. “I will” the mind promised. “I’m tired” the mind said. “Shh… she’s transforming” the soul whispered.
She was dark skinned with an unassuming face and short brown hair. She wore coral shorts with her legs holding on to a standing bike. She was sitting in between two other passengers. I remember the air conditioning blasting on the subway that day, and New Yorkers were doing what they did best, minding their […]
A few years ago, I walked into a conversation between two colleagues about a movie. The film had just been released, and there was a lot of excitement surrounding it. Then one of my colleagues mentioned, that there was apparently a small fraction of White audiences, whom were upset about the casting choice of one […]
Dream catcher Catch all my good ones and don’t let me forget them Dream catcher Chase away all the bad ones and tell me it’s ok Dream catcher Throw in my good wishes and then set them free Dream catcher Tell the sandman I need a little more time The dance is not over until […]
The rain on Canal is especially grey It makes the cabs look like yellow streams of light I lost my umbrella again Left it somewhere on 16th and 9th The icy cold rain is pounding on me My black dress dragging heavier with each step I shiver I walk past the men of the ivory […]