The further I stray from you, the more I can love you. I need for my heart to remain unhinged, to fail at love and discover a new way to let love in. I need to search for you in every man I come across, to convince them to love me so I can convince […]
My period of healing has lasted for four years now. It’s been hard to imagine what the other side will look like and truth be told I am pretty comfortable on the side I currently rest upon. I’ve dogged hate and humiliation and have come out unscathed. My hands aren’t bruised, my voice still speaks, and […]
She is fearfully met with the power of who she is. Everyone appears more aware of my mastery than my own self. I am voluntarily giving myself away to men, I revel in the beauty they place upon me. I am their god, woman, wild, incomprehensible, and that feeds me. It is my understanding that […]
A year ago today I was running away to Spain in search of an opportunity to find myself, exist in an undiscoverable manner and reinvent my ability to choose myself over other people. I discovered myself and planted into a new version of her. Since a year ago I have backslid into someone completely unrecognizable, […]
This exert is inspired by the concept of the body in Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book: “Between the World and Me.” A must read for understanding black identity in America. I was moved to write a letter on how this concept has reared its’ head throughout my life.