I Did It!

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 … More I Did It!

Paradigm Shift

Clawed hands grasp at the ceiling. Why are the hands here? What does it mean? Death’s claws?  I know what makes that image. I know there is a flower on the other end shining in the light.  I know what created this image, so why all this fright?  It was fear. I was told that … More Paradigm Shift

Unit 8 At 2:58pm

The sound of the screaming 30 feet away, will always be a vivid vocal memory. Chills that stopped me in my tracks as soon as I approached the trauma. My heart sank and my body froze. I could not move. I was stuck from any sudden movement. All the hair on my body was standing … More Unit 8 At 2:58pm

The God In You

The world around you is falling apart. People that look like you are being killed over and over by those appointed to protect us. Our brothers and sisters have been found hanging in trees and it’s being labeled as suicide. Your government not only supports your demise but is evolving and coming up with new … More The God In You

Hear My Voice

By Vuyisa Akuchie Hear my voice! “You’re what? I’m black and I’m proud!” This method of ‘call and response’ would be a regular saying in my household, as a reminder that I should be proud of my black skin and my heritage. “Your all a bunch of? WINNERS!” It wasn’t enough to just be proud … More Hear My Voice