Your favorite athletic rule is, “A rest day is a crucial part of your workout routine.” Source: 21 Things Only Lazy-But-Athletic People Understand Continue reading 21 Things Only Lazy-But-Athletic People Understand
A heaviness falls over me when I think of you Everything droops with lead in my blood Weighed down by anxiety Chased constantly in and out of fear. Being here hurts without pause Smashing into me over and over again I don’t know where to start with this pain It crowds my thoughts, tapes … Continue reading Bruised On The Bay
Read: 2 Chronicles 22 – 23 What a wild story! Can you imagine the chaos that must have been going on when King Ahaziah died? Everyone was grabbing for power, and for the throne. Then Queen Athaliah turned on her own family. Mad for power, she sought to kill her own grandson. Now that’s one … Continue reading Good Riddance To The Queen!
At the front of the small empty courtroom C.D. raising her deep-set hazel eyes against the incumbent heat, reviewed the room for reachable windows. She opened them and then returned to the awkward slab of wood they had chosen for her, as a chair. Bracing her back against the obstructions of mahogany that supported her … Continue reading Unbroken Legacy
There is a musky moan that exhales when you say my name It rims your fingers when you touch me Haunts my flesh Divides my will from my mind A deep fresh breeze as you make claim to parts of me Smiles rise to the brim when you hug me What started as a gentle … Continue reading I Smell Crepes as the Burner Glows
I keep being reminded that Jojo would have turned 26 this month. The last few times we saw each other seem so rushed now, but they help me smile. My heart breaks at the thought of our unfinished plans and all we had hoped to do. Over the years the freedom that we found in … Continue reading 5 months later…
Let me begin by acknowledging that in the grand scheme of things, as an individual I am relatively well off. I’ve never gone a day without access to food/a meal, and I currently have somewhere to live, but I feel as though perhaps my own (lower middle class) family is living too close to the … Continue reading Poverty, Politics and Power: Jamaica in 2015