Golden girl.

Reading time: < 1 minute I remember a day as far back as in year one, When I first saw this girl that didn’t really look like one, Wearing a turquoise blue shirt, And on maybe a short pink skirt, Memory fails me a little; oh yes, Anyway; she had bushy hair, Held back with a band to make it […]


This is my greatest fear.

Reading time: < 1 minute I looked on as they dexterously mixed the bean batter, While simultaneously rearranging the burning wood by the large tripod, They made the last twirl with the wooden stirrer, I peeped at the smile on their faces, Spelling satisfaction at the turn out of their efforts, I listened quietly to the crackle of the fire, As […]


The Vow

Reading time: < 1 minute As I listen solemnly to Dakolo’s “the vow”, Persevering to write words equally divine, To express the affection that I can no longer deny, And claim my rightful place as the queen of your heart. I haven’t ever played it simple, I had no plans to play it any easier, Until you dropped my hand […]


My big chop.

Reading time: 3 minutes   There’s no greater transition than from “Long hair don’t care”  to “short hair can’t pack”. It’s nearly 4 months and I still haven’t gotten past the TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro) zone. I didn’t know it was going to take this long before I grew my hair back. I didn’t think it was going to […]