My Life Be Like, poetry

Little Brown Boy

This one time in 2020… I had to tell my son about his chocolate skin in America… How his skin is so dark he might be mistaken for a monkey or a hoodlum. How his big natural curly afro can be offensive to some people with no melanin in their skin. How to keep his… Continue reading Little Brown Boy

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Quarantine and ME !

Sitting in the house these past few weeks has really shed some light on ME! I did not realize how many things that I could be doing in this time to take care of myself and also get some work done. So I thought I would share a bit of my list with you all. … Continue reading Quarantine and ME !

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Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…

Your twenties are the time for making mistakes and learning from them. Your twenties are for growing pains and figuring yourself out. It’s also the time period were being selfish should be encouraged. You aren’t required to give yourself away to the point of non-existence. You are allowed to say no. You are allowed to… Continue reading Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…

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Letter To A Real Queen

Hi. If you read my very first Queen Media Collective blog, you read my little two sentence introduction. If you do not know what I am talking about, obviously you need to back up a few posts to familiarize yourself with me. Matter of fact, if you haven't read any of my previous blogs, have… Continue reading Letter To A Real Queen

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Acceptance

  I've learned a lot in the year of 2019. One important thing that stood out this year is acceptance. I've learned how to accept energy and control it. Learning how to accept your own flaws and mistakes can do a lot for you spiritually and mentally. As a 21 year old black woman, I'm… Continue reading Acceptance

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Color Shouldn’t “COLOR” judgement

Colorism is prejudice or discrimination against individuals with darker skin tones. Typically, this occurs among people of the same ethnic or racial group. For example, colorism within the Black community says you’re too dark to be beautiful, or you’re too light to be black. It has been a serious emotional and psychological battle for all… Continue reading Color Shouldn’t “COLOR” judgement

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I Have A Problem…

I stood in the kitchen at my parents' house to make something to eat and my mom came out of nowhere. She stared at me for a few seconds and then she randomly asked me "Don't you regret not dating one of your guy friends? They are all doing pretty well for themselves and they… Continue reading I Have A Problem…

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“Who’s That Girl? She’s So Confident”

Photo by Ian Kiragu on Unsplash Confident - feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured People look at me and assume that girl has got it figured out; the job, which I no longer have, the looks, the great family, the car, etc. They think I don't struggle and that life is full of lemons for lemonade. They… Continue reading “Who’s That Girl? She’s So Confident”

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Being Called Ugly

A couple days ago I was informed that someone referred to me as "ugly." I was literally told this via text message and I literally dropped my phone after I read it. Now don't get me wrong, I have been called ugly before, but this one cut deep. The person who said it is somebody… Continue reading Being Called Ugly

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Style & Confidence- How To Feel Beautiful❤️

Style is much more than having a closet full of the latest trends. Style is a form of self-expression and it's all about you! At times we get drawn to looking at others for inspiration, and there's nothing wrong with that, but it's when we fall into the trap of copying what others are wearing,… Continue reading Style & Confidence- How To Feel Beautiful❤️