I Often Wonder

I often wonder. Will life bring pain or laughter? Will I be seen or shattered? Can I be me or does that matter? Either way my blackness has a master. I want to serve Him well. Sorrow sometimes clouds my devotion. I wait on the rain to cease while America continues to paint a picture [...]

Sunrises to Sunsets

I never felt like the sun had a home. Your light always felt welcoming like the morning’s gaze. I had a way with your delight. You gave me a view that I could only see from mountaintops and sometimes valleys. Highs and lows. Your mind skipped through waters leaving trails of you. You always knew. [...]

I See You

I know you are afraid. Scared of the unknown, hoping for someone to see you. It’s okay. I remember your laugh. The sun rose every morning as you approached a new day full of adventures. Your heart felt warm, full of color. I remember your first fall. You were rough with a gentle tone. Always [...]

What is this joy, you say?

There is an essence in arriving within yourself with grace and truth. The beauty of knowing that your person was meant to be is remarkably peaceful. I notice the ambiance. It’s soulful. I can hear the rhythm in the way you look at yourself in the mirror. What a bountiful body. Your eyes in motion [...]

Two Year Anniversary

I know most of you reading this is curious to know what this blog post is all about, and what I'm crying about now. Well, today marks two years since I lost my dad. Yep... it's one of those posts. The sad and sympathetic one. The one people probably tired of reading. I'll admit, I'm [...]

Privileged Reality

“To honor God is a privilege. Yet, we still find ourselves battling with this right. To know righteousness in the midst of our sin Oh—why does sin feels so good Temporal satisfactions. Momentary indulgences. Sweet whispers of deceit forcing its bliss to taste so good To know ourselves is an advantage Yet, we blame ourselves [...]

Sweet Sympathy

“Sweet sympathy i need your time Sweet sympathy give me sight Awake in me— borrowed eyes Awake in me— desperate lines Be thy comfort keep me alive Be thy comfort tell me a lie Oh— sweet sympathy where should I hide Oh— sweet sympathy keep me inside”

2019 Wave – Grab Ya Boards.

It's a NEW YEAR, it's a NEW WAVE.  I am sure most people are ready to begin this year off thinking that they have everything ready for a supernatural reset.  From one night to another, everything has changed.  Well... we know that's not really the case, but the world seems to run with this concept [...]

Crazy Pen: Issa Season

Crazy Pen is a series where I will use my creative license to write freely and creatively on random topics. With this series, rules don't apply. Enjoy my Freedom.  ISSA SEASON Have you ever been in a season in your life where you feel like nothing can go right? Do you understand what I mean? [...]