I have been trying to write a poem about love all February and it just was not working. I was not inspired, I couldn’t tap into any old emotions, nothing. Then I started to think about the love I feel when I can sit with people in silence and just enjoy their presence. I thought… Continue reading An Ode to Friendship
I just want to express how proud I am of myself. I did that! I took my pain and I finally decided to look at it like really look at itand not hide from it anymore. And boy did this disrupt my entire lifeand what l had set in motion all my proud coping mechanisms that… Continue reading I Did It!
She feels safe with his guns. If she feels protected by the guns how often do these unwanted moments come into play?‘ Ya know, for the gun to be activated. Between those times, who’s protecting whom? Her feeling protected by the guns... Now, what if you take the guns away?Will she still feel protected... Now, l… Continue reading Bang Bang
In January 2021, the soulful goddess Jazmine Sullivan dropped an EP that sent the sexologist in me on a spiral! I loved her collection, Heaux Tales, from the title to the finish. The interludes, the passion, yes. Although she did her thing, this article isn’t an ode to the greatness that is Jazmine Sullivan. Instead,… Continue reading InterSEXtional Thinking: Accessing Your Sexual Agency
“In Her Final Entries, Sydney Reneé shares with you a collection of poems and affirmations that will make you fall in love with life and the people in it, release you from years of pain, heal your soul and give you hope” I did it again! But this time with a new self published poetry… Continue reading “Her Final Entries” A Collection of Poems & Affirmations, Available Now.
I flipped over to see his sleeping face, and I knew I was in deep trouble. It was never supposed to go this far, but this was third time of us linking up. I couldn't even tell you how we ended up here or why we couldn't stop meeting up. I just knew that our… Continue reading Intertwined
The words that we use to describe our sexual desires should not be words that carry any negative weight. Let’s stop using words like “nasty” and “freaky” to describe sex, because how can something pleases us be nasty and freaky. Describing sex this way, for me, takes the pleaures out of sex. Enjoy the sexual… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex
Cicely Tyson has passed away at the age of ninety-six. The Black community mourns another legend. I have seen countless celebrities on social media share what Cicely’s life meant to them or how they felt to see her on the screen. She felt familiar, she felt safe and she felt empowering. Cicely Tyson will be… Continue reading We are in a Transition
On your darkest daysand on the dayswhere you are not toofond of yourselfjust remember.You are not alone. On the dayswhere youbeat yourself upfor loving someonewho treated you like shit. The times that you contemplategoing back to them.Just for a second.Just for a penisjust for a hug just to avoid being lonely.You are not alone. I let… Continue reading For Ash
Photo by Anete Lusina on Pexels.com Let me put this out there before I go any further. This article isn't only directed towards men, but an experience I'm currently going through so, do not be offended. I know there are men out there that have sole custody of their kids and have to deal with… Continue reading “But I’m His Dad.” – Should Children Be Forced into Visits?