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 [...]

Your Mother’s Daughter

Mirabel Ojomo Mirabel looked in the mirror and said to herself, “Today is a normal day, it’s like any other day.” She wasn’t convinced, but she knew that she had to act normal. Act normal. Act normal. If she wanted to have a good school day and keep her friends, she had to act normal. [...]

Grief 

  The thing about grief is that it never comes alone When it visits you it is never a private dinner, It is a party. It brings along its friends and family. Loss and death, the twins, They come to decorate your home, They put up banners and tassels, buy you clothes, and get you [...]