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“Canvas”

 “My role in society, or any artist or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel.

On the 1st Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: An Opportunity to Recreate My Story

My mother has eight children. My siblings and I are all certain there are more of us somewhere in the world,

On the 2nd Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Hope in the Darkness of Pregnancy

I absolutely hated being pregnant. Both times. I completely understand that being able to actually get pregnant is a blessing.

On the 3rd Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Loneliness & Anxiety

Jah, my friend of 15 years, asked me to discuss how my life has been impacted because of the losses I’ve experienced.

On the 4th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Abandonment & the Desire to be Free

Recently, I found myself scrolling through my Tumblr Page, reading old post, and reminiscing. As I got further down my timeline,

5 Golden Ringggsss & Ne’er One On My Married Lady Finger

The complexities of our twenty-somethings. You know, that time when you expect all of your dreams to come true— the finances,

On the 6th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me: A Reason to be a Fully Devoted Mommy

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Jah randomly texted me a few weeks ago and asked me to write an article for this project. I immediately rolled my eyes (I’m in school and don’t want to write essays in my free time LOL),

On the 7th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Strength & Resiliency

People have always described me as extremely happy, funny, brave, strong and beautiful–inside and out. However, I never really believed how strong I was until I had no choice but to be strong…

On the 8th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: A Black Child in a “Post Racial” Society

Integral to this story/real life is that I am a White, CIS-Gender, Bisexual, Middle Class woman. I married a Black man,

On the 9th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Stabs to the Back & Low Self Esteem

Before it all began, I was solid. I knew what I wanted and how I wanted it. I had my list of desires,