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

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

My Life Be Like, sexperts

InterSEXtional Thinking: Accessing Your Sexual Agency

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

My Life Be Like, poetry

“Her Final Entries” A Collection of Poems & Affirmations, Available Now.

“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.

Life

Diary Of A Mad Black Woman

Photo by Lucxama Sylvain from Pexels I had an okay weekend. Drank a lot of alcohol and cried less than I did last week. It wasn't until I turned on the tv to watch my favorite show. I looked at my avatar next to his and realized I should probably sign out and sign up for my own… Continue reading Diary Of A Mad Black Woman

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We are in a Transition

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

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“But I’m His Dad.” – Should Children Be Forced into Visits?

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?

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

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New Moon New Move

For a moment today I forgot who the fuck I was. Just for a moment I thought that I would have to pack up all of my favorite things inside of a blue IKEA bag. At least the things that I can carry on me and leave at a couple of friends houses. With all… Continue reading New Moon New Move