Purple Hair and Polygamy

Truth or Dare? The question that introduced entertainment to spice up a boring, rainy day among friends. A game to play when there was nothing of substance to occupy ourselves. The perfect instigator for sexual activity and secret spilling between people of the opposite sex. If you were like me ,you chose truth; because it […]

Who Has the Answer? A Piece About My Fear for My Black Men.

I’ve always loved black men. The way they walk, their style, the culture they represent, and the beauty that reflects in their different hue’s of brown. I’ve always believed in them. I believed that they were more intellectual than society wanted to portray and that their creativity and potential for success far outweighed the presumption […]

Prey

I saw a man today with familiar eyes. The kind that prey on the hearts of young women searching for the love of a man. I remember those eyes, they used to stare into my soul and pull out every insecurity possible. I was longing for the lust. The lust in the eyes of the […]

Religiion vs. Relationship

My church journey began around 1999. I have fond memories of singing songs about Father Abraham and Abba Father. I remember making friends and entering into the world of church cliques at an early age. From 99 to 2006, I attended numerous church camps, events, joined the youth choir, competed in singing competitions, went to […]

My Grass is Purple

For centuries,we have been using the saying “the grass is always greener on the other side” to express the idea that though we should be grateful for our current positions, those of others always seem much more appealing. And while I understand the idiom, I’m challenged to believe that in actuality, not only is the grass on […]