Cloud Spotting

Some days, I sit and I look at the clouds I watch them move I watch them dance around the sun like “expressionists” Without rhythm and without a plan, yet still so breathtakingly beautiful I watch them move like weeds in the wind, Left and then right I watch them move like squirrels, there for [...]

HairCream

The bus smells like hair cream Coconut oil hair cream Not the ‘pure’ coconut oil that you found abroad and that you’ve grown to love The coconut oil hair cream that you grew up with as a child The one that had all those nice yet funny names like Indian hemp, and blue magic, coconut [...]

Talking About My Blog

Hey, I'm sure you've all noticed that my blog posts have increased by a large number today (I'm not sure how many posts I added). And you may be wondering, did she just schedule a bunch of posts to appear today? The answer is no. So, my friend Doyin and I were having conversations about what [...]

My Turning Page

Today I tasted happiness, felt it, smelled it, looked into the eyes of joy, heard bliss speak to me. I never thought that I would be able to say that. I’ve fought my whole life, struggled through school, fought with my parents, lost friends and hustled to get a job. I tasted happiness today, it [...]

Love

A free verse A touch, A whisper, A glance, You draw me in You pull me to you An attraction so strong That resistance just feels like I’m falling. Or…failing, I’m not sure. I’m never sure these days. I’ve become a mess Trying to control my thoughts and actions. I don’t want to feel this way [...]