Life + Spirituality

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I’m sure some poor soul is like, “oh Lord, here she goes with these pinecones again, if I hear another thing about pinecones, I’ll scream.”

If so, take a deep breath.

Briefly, in a poem, I acknowledged the significance of their presence.

And as the phenomena unfolded, with the spiritual…


“You don’t have to be something you’re not to be better than you were.”- Sidney Poitier

I don’t think there are words that encompass humanity, as completely as this statement spoken by Sidney Poitier, to include my womanhood, Blackness, and other identities.

Tears streamed down my face, as I absorbed…

Food + Recipes

This meal takes me right back to my mamma’s kitchen. She always had a pot of beans cooking on the stove. Hot bread was a guarantee. By the time I was old enough to appreciate it, she’d stopped making her homemade wheat rolls and made scratch biscuits instead.

Sadly, I…

Musing + Writing

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Happy New Year

A phrase I don’t mind saying unlike, Merry Christmas, except if it’s said as Feliz Navidad, it feels less…cynical than Merry Christmas alone. Is it just me? Anyone else feel like that? 😁

Feliz Navidad~~~ What a wonderful phrase.

It doesn’t scream capitalistic, commercialized, temporary mood enhancer…

I’m an ordinary woman, and #survivor #writing—existing in an extraordinary world. Fuck them lanes. #WEOC #BotBEditor introvert #POMpoet #TBIN #Poetry #Memoirs

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