My Life Be Like, poetry

An Ode to Friendship

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

Hidden Gems

“Let’s Be Friends” Chapter 1 – Rebecca

Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com Hey everyone! If you follow me you'll know that I'm a published author and I love bringing stories to life with my words. One of those stories that I loved creating was the one of Rebecca & Nasir; two successful black people who realized that one person can change… Continue reading “Let’s Be Friends” Chapter 1 – Rebecca

My Life Be Like, poetry

Bang Bang

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

Go Awf!

Cure For Anxiety

We can't keep doing this. Or maybe I should say I can't keep doing this, because it's just starting to become toxic. I help you become a better version of yourself without even have known or met you before. These one sided conversations that we have without even making noises with our lips. Why even… Continue reading Cure For Anxiety

Life

JANUARY= ADAPTING TO CHANGES

I’ve always considered myself someone who doesn’t like change. It’s easier for me to stick with what I’m used to and comfortable with, because the idea of change gives me anxiety and I begin to fear the unknown. In recent years I started to realize that living this way has kept me in a box.… Continue reading JANUARY= ADAPTING TO CHANGES

My Life Be Like

Off Birth Control & I’m (Slowly) Back

Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com I started taking birth control when I was about 17 and continued to take it until I was about 23. Needless to say the minute I got off of it I ended with a child; He's six now! Three years ago I got on it again after slipping up… Continue reading Off Birth Control & I’m (Slowly) Back

My Life Be Like, poetry

SAFETY NET

Trapped in a bubble “protected.”My own fears are leaving me neglected.Why do these walls come up once the emotions come out?What am I afraid of?I’m alone.Not because there is no desire for my company.But because company can break my heart.Abandon me.Love me one day and ridicule me the next.I want love just as much as… Continue reading SAFETY NET

My Life Be Like

Why I Won’t Feel Guilty for Being Happy

For the first time in years, I’ve found myself genuinely happy. Usually my happiness would be connected to a person, place, or tangible thing. It was based on how good life was around me. It wasn’t based around me being the primary source for my happiness. That has been my biggest lesson on my spiritual… Continue reading Why I Won’t Feel Guilty for Being Happy