I look over at the woman I intend to marry as she is driving. The conversation I've been avoiding having is happening and I am every bit as uneasy as I imagined I would be. I don't have answers and it makes it harder to speak freely. This conversation is not as big as the … Continue reading Oman Ghana
A Productive COVID or Is It?
Today Bae got fixated on a groundhog who has taken residence under our deck. Although I haven't seen more than one, Bae is convinced that there are more, a whole family. She was so tickled that she took several pictures and posted them on FB. She's also convinced that is is a female and she … Continue reading A Productive COVID or Is It?
No One Can Hold All This Darkness
No one can support all the grief I hold. I've known that for a while now. Sometimes it makes me whisper: I can’t do this anymore. The funny thing is that I could have been laughing and chatting up a storm with different people over the course of an evening and then boom I end … Continue reading No One Can Hold All This Darkness
And she said, “I just want to write.” And I look at her and smile remembering the belly laugh we just had over dinner. Rubbing our own bellies and comparing and contrasting our body flaws not realizing that the flaws are our interpretation of perfection. Not realizing that the bursts of laughter coming from apartment … Continue reading The Bank
Beautiful Ebony Queen
Beautiful Ebony Queen, with eyes bright and skin shea-butter soft.What have you done to me?I am taking you in with every breath and I don’t want to exhale.You take my breath while you give me fresh air. Breathe for me.I call upon the ancestors, the Queenly Mothers from a long line of Feminine Royalty.Hear me.Hear us.As we go … Continue reading Beautiful Ebony Queen