Unfortunately, for every four friends I have, one has lost their mother. I remember feeling like loss came with age.
I haven’t felt creative in a year. A whole ass entire year. And I didn’t publish shit. The stories that came to mind weren’t my definition of creativity.
“My role in society, or any artist or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel.
My mother has eight children. My siblings and I are all certain there are more of us somewhere in the world,
I absolutely hated being pregnant. Both times. I completely understand that being able to actually get pregnant is a blessing.
Jah, my friend of 15 years, asked me to discuss how my life has been impacted because of the losses I’ve experienced.