Monthly Archives: August 2014

Africa, To Me

Why are you here? Why am I here? Same question, different perspective. I just finished reading The Why Cafe, an inspirational book that encourages the reader to determine his/her purpose for living so that he/she can lead a more fulfilling … Continue reading

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Suicide Note

A Poem:   Suicide Note I washed the mirror withmy tears and exposed allmy fears. As I wiped the drops of sadness away, I scrubbed away the layer of protection that hid the truth. I’ve always been crying inside and … Continue reading

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Life Matters, Period

I wasn’t going to write this. I was going to keep my opinion to myself. People have said this is not the right time. Something like this could be seen as a slap in the face of his mother. But, … Continue reading

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All Things Temporary

“A pile of dead birds taller than me stands in the corner. The stench is unbearable.” These are the thoughts of a woman in the book I’m currently reading, Ava Sing Lo. The book, The Book of Dead Birds, is … Continue reading

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The Dichotomy of the Strong Black Woman

I haven’t been posting in a while because a new school year recently began. The first week is usually quite overwhelming and, honestly, leaves little time for anything other than setting up procedures, assignments, and other things for the new … Continue reading

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