Monthly Archives: June 2014

Happy Saturday

I’m not sure if it’s insomnia or my Muse, but I am finally making headway on my new short story. And I’m especially proud of myself because of the challenge I’ve presented myself with this story: one of my main … Continue reading

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Prison of Lies or Love’s Challenge

Just because:  Prison of Lies (Love’s Challenge) By Rosalind Guy Love can bear the meaning of challenge, but it shouldn’t have to. If love really brought you to me and me to you, then it’s you who brought the challenge … Continue reading

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Pulling the Trigger on Love

Even though I am tired of writing about love, Love is obviously not tired of me. I have a story I’ve been working on for several months where Death is personified. In my real life, sometimes, I feel like Love … Continue reading

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Be Open (All Night Long)

This weekend I watched Lionel Richie on Oprah Winfrey’s Master Class show. He talked about how writing about love has given him staying power because love is something that will never go out of style. And, how through, the song-writing … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge, Just Watch (A Visit with Nikki Giovanni)

  When I walked out the National Civil Rights Museum today, a light rain was falling. My first thought was that it wasn’t really rain, but my tears instead. Nature, I remember thinking, knew my soul was crying because I … Continue reading

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Sugar Ain’t Always Sweet, The Recording

  Tonight I recorded another sound on SoundCloud. This is my poem, Sugar Ain’t Always Sweet. It’s a poem that was inspired by Sugar by Bernice McFadden.  It was also inspired by the prostitute who was stabbed outside our house … Continue reading

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Experimenting Because…(Read the Post if You Want to Know)

Today is one of those days. I want to be productive. I really do. So much so, that I dreaded going in to work today. I mean, who in their right mind signs up to teach summer school, right? I … Continue reading

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To File or To Trash

I was stumped. I knew the story I wanted to tell. The problem was how to tell it. For days, I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to tell this character’s story. I carry the character around with … Continue reading

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Virtual Smile & A Hug

I  Love Everything You Hate About Yourself     Sometimes it’s difficult to get started at the beginning of the week. I found this statement as I was surfing the web and wanted to share it. It was originally posted … Continue reading

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Mama B (Installment 2)

Here’s the second installment of Mama B, the short story I’m currently working on. The first installment was posted here a couple of days ago. There’s a link below. Enjoy! And, as always, feedback is more than welcome.      Everything … Continue reading

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