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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stop teaching girls to accept verbal abuse as affection

let’s stop teaching girls to accept verbal abusive as affection; there have been so many romance novels that i’ve read where the heroine falls for a guy who is cold and mistreats them and then the story proceeds with the heroine forgiving the guy because his past is troubled. are we women not also troubled […]

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why do we–

she shied away because she was afraid of the fire kindling inside of her. terrified of letting her independence slip away, she gave up and took the first plane to an island with nothing but pink sands and white waves✨

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Nothing

  It hurts to be looked at like I’m nothing. As if I’m just an object That you can pick up and place In your shopping cart. It hurts To know the things going through Your mind are not safe. When you smirk And scoff, mock and jeer, Do you not understand The fear that grips […]

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let me put your mind at ease…

if you cannot appreciate my magic, then leave. if you expect me to grovel for your love, your respect, your body, your sex, your smile, then i am not the woman for you. my light shines bright, blinds those who are unworthy of my gold daily, who are you to think you deserve more than your […]

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my womb is not my own;

Like Eve, I fell, And like Lilith, I am punished. My womb is not my own; Pale hands caress and judge As I spread my thighs with my  own authorization; my womb is not my own; Pain wrecks havoc inside of me, I curl Up like the fetus inside me; my womb is not my […]

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I am

in all honesty, i am a compassionate person; a woman, female born, society defined, I am all and I am nothing; I crave the rays of sunlight, i dance under the crescent petals of night, i shiver when the sky weeps, i cheer when the droplets twirl in the white sky; I am human, I […]

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Zami Review

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde Rating:  More Book Reviews!!! I read Audre Lorde’s Zami: A New Spelling of My Name for my Women & Gender Studies class and I loved it. For my class, we had to write a summary for each chapter, so here is what I submitted. Overall, I loved […]

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