Drunk Me

Drunk me…the real me–the version of me not many get to see. Wasn’t she lovely?

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busy, busy

View this post on Instagram busy, busy, busy 🌃 A post shared by Mecca-Amirah Jackson (@amateur__poet) on Aug 22, 2019 at 1:58pm PDT

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coney island, 2019

View this post on Instagram silent screams stretch the length of eternity…i tug the thread, desperately. i trail behind and pray. a smile on my face while my skin shutters and stretches. anything can happen on a summer day-a host of clouds gathered before an abandoned pier, a lone figure wavering at the edge, mute, […]

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clarity, i claim it

View this post on Instagram clarity, i claim it. serenity, i cherish it. ive prayed for peace, i collected shells at the shore, i danced with the wind—my time is now, it’s grand, it’s polite, it holds open doors. it’s here, it’s welcome to sit by my fire and reminiscent about fairies and the Irish […]

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Summer of Reflection

View this post on Instagram I’ve been using this month as a time of peace and reflection✨ and with that, came a realization that there is still more to come. overcome. I was going through my past writing and noticed not only my growth as a writer but the change in me 🌸 so proud […]

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…drifting…

View this post on Instagram …drifting… #rafting #nature #writer #blogger #hiking #photo A post shared by Mecca-Amirah Jackson (@amateur__poet) on Jul 25, 2019 at 11:10am PDT

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Whitewater rafting 2019

  View this post on Instagram #whitewaterrafting #delwatergap #travel #blogger #writer #photo #nature #river A post shared by Mecca-Amirah Jackson (@amateur__poet) on Jul 14, 2019 at 5:51pm PDT

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Reflecting

I’ve been using this month as a time of peace and reflection✨ and with that, came a realization that there is still more to come. overcome. I was going through my past writing and noticed not only my growth as a writer but the change in me 🌸 so proud of the woman I am […]

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Underappreciated Albums: R & B Addition

There has been talk that there has been a rebirth of R&B and while I am EXCITED that there are so many new artists, it is unfortunate that in the rise of emerging new artists, that there are such amazing projects that I PERSONALLY believe go unnoticed. (emphasis that this is my opinion, not an […]

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Lost and Found review

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2875579092 In her lovely poetry collection Lost and Found, Ahmed comes full circle with her relationship with God–questioning his role in our lives, damning him, to understanding and accepting him and the lessons and hardships that go along with his guidance. A natural storyteller, Ahmed’s voice draws you in as you as she welcomes you […]

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