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 … More An Ode to Friendship
“Femininity” Her curly black hairand soft brown eyesand the smile of only an angel.Smelling of roses in the springtimeand touch as soft as silk.This woman was more than a friendbut never a lover.A quick fix maybethat aroused your inner goddess,awakening the right parts of youuntil the kiss turns into climax. Awaken from a dreamthat couldn’t … More “Femininity” By : Vontress Renae’
I’ve got another story from my sophomore year in college. I had 3 other roommates in our apartment style dorm unit that year. We all had separate rooms but shared a common area and a kitchen. I had two roommates from New Orleans. Ironically, they had the same names as well. I called one … More Lifesavers R Us
Thank you so much for reading all my articles up to date. I’m so excited to type this article about my experience as a black millennial. I’m going to get vulnerable in this article and tell my story since I’ve been out of college since 2018. If you are family member reading this then you … More A Black Millenial’s Post College Experience!
Situation-ships have made it harder for us to build meaningful, intentional romantic relationships with each other. Like many others in their 20’s, I’ve been on a whirlwind of dates with people who have shown me a great time, provided me with laughter, affirmations, great conversation and good food; all the things that usually keep me … More When Playing Hard to Get, Gets Hard
It was a Friday night and for the first time out of my four years in high school, I was actually getting to experience a night out like the ones you see in all the movies about high school kids. I was always the quiet one in school who barely went out so I thought … More How A Sexual Assault Changed Me Sexually
Growing up I’ve never been the popular girl, despite what everyone likes to believe. My group of friends could barely form a triangle but throughout middle and high school, I didn’t think about it much. I might not have had a ton a friends but I still felt welcome. It wasn’t until I left college … More Cliques – I Don’t Need Em!
Ayeeeee I just want to pat myself on the back for sticking to my word and not letting ANYTHING hinder me from banging out FOUR solid episodes of Misha’s Room in the shortest, most jam packed month ever! I am Black Excellence hahaha. Don’t mind me y’all, I’m just proud of myself! Anywho, Welcome back … More Misha’s Room Episode 7: Summer Dreaming
Ever find yourself in a situation with a man or woman that you are madly in love with or just someone you wouldn’t mind exploring a future with? I’m sure we all have, BUT, what if that person put you in the friend zone before you even got the chance to explore those feelings you … More Escaping The Friend Zone: Is It Impossible?
This year I lost one of my best friends. Am I sad? Not really. It’s just unfortunate. Over the course of two years she had been nagging me about being a “better friend.” My whole problem with that was I have NEVER been a bad friend to her. Whenever she needed me, whenever she was … More SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW.