My Life Be Like, short story

Organized Chaos- Part 10: And Then There Were Two

“Looks like I got here just in time.”   Johnathan shook his head in agreement.   The mystery man stepped into the light and it was Eric. Johnathan had him in his back pocket all along in case he needed him. “What else do you need Johnathan?”   “Thank God for you being here. It was… Continue reading Organized Chaos- Part 10: And Then There Were Two

My Life Be Like, poetry

The Lost Man

If I could give you something priceless for Christmas it would be to hold yourself  the way you want a woman to hold you.  And be good to yourself that way.  To tell yourself  all the things you want to hear from a woman.  For those voices be your new voice.  Your mom’s All the… Continue reading The Lost Man

My Life Be Like, short story

Organized Chaos- Part 9: Tying Up Loose Ends

  Cherry saw dead red. She just found out the truth about Rasheeda. The man she loved was dead and it was all his sister’s fault. As she ran down the hallway trying to catch Rasheeda, the memories of DeWayne were flying through her mind at a rapid pace. From the first moment they met… Continue reading Organized Chaos- Part 9: Tying Up Loose Ends

My Life Be Like

Fake Love is Flattery

At some point in our lives, we’ve been exposed to people that aren’t who they appear to be. Sometimes they’re our friends, coworkers, or even our family. They show up to our events, like our posts, and even give their “genuine” advice. They appear to love us so genuinely. However, all love isn’t what we… Continue reading Fake Love is Flattery

My Life Be Like

Undocumented Value

Every day I ask myself, why me? What makes me special? Why would anyone care about my story? How exactly am I like Jose Vargas, Julissa Arce, and the many other immigration writers I admire and aim to emulate? Before having books published, Jose Vargas found success as a journalist, and Julissa Arce reached success… Continue reading Undocumented Value

Hidden Gems

The New Book “Let’s Be Friends…Again” is Available Now!

After two long years I've finally gotten around to releasing the sequel to my very first novel, "Let's Be Friends," and I feel so accomplished. When I first created this novel it was meant to be a short story. I was going to keep it to myself, but the more I kept going back to… Continue reading The New Book “Let’s Be Friends…Again” is Available Now!

My Life Be Like, short story

Organized Chaos- Part 8: The Cleanup Woman

“I wonder what he meant by the condolences.”   Cherry thought on Johnathan’s thoughts as she sat in her empty apartment wondering where DeWayne was. The thoughts of what Jonathan had mentioned to her was stressing her mind. She decided to go to the police department at this point because she was really starting to… Continue reading Organized Chaos- Part 8: The Cleanup Woman

My Life Be Like

My Cinderella Story

Do you remember as a child, playing pretend? Do you remember who you pretended to be, and why? I remembered the other day when I was deep cleaning our apartment, the days I pretended to be a Disney princess. After leaving school, I would go with my mom back to the house she was cleaning… Continue reading My Cinderella Story