7/26/20 – Poetry

I thought after my last heartbreak, I’d be scared to love again I vowed to never let another in Cause the last man I trusted battered my heart with his bare hands And the last woman I gave all of me to Well, I only got half of her in return My heart told me […]

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2/13/21 – Poetry

The first time I ever saw a woman being abused I was around 8 or 9 My mother left for a date with her boyfriend at the time, I recall hearing an argument ensue outside My curious mind led to me peeking out the blinds, And just as I peered out the window, I witnessed […]

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Journal Prompt #4 – Bag Lady

“Bag lady, you gone hurt your back, draggin’ all them bags like that. I guess nobody ever told you, all you must hold onto, is you, is you, is you. One day, all them bags gone get in your way.” – Erykah Badu Journal Prompt  What baggage are you carrying around that you need to […]

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How to Calm a Panic Attack

The first time I had a panic attack, I thought for sure I was dying. I remember it all so clearly. My mom and I were arguing, both screaming at the top of our lungs. Next thing I knew, I was gasping for air and hyperventilating. My heart was racing and the room was spinning. […]

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