Save My Soul, Save Myself

There comes a time when nothing in the world matters but you. Your feet become heavy, because there is only one direction in which they can walk. There comes a time when it’s either now or never. The passions within won’t let you get a wink of sleep, a moment of peace until you face…

My Dearest Sister, My Dearest Friend

Dear Sister of mine, I’ll never be able to thank you for all that you have been to me thus far. Every tear that you’ve wiped away from my eyes, and every smile that you’ve brought to my face; I am greatly appreciative. I would be dead and gone if you weren’t present in my…

Protect Your Vision

I experienced something this week, something that reminded me why I gave up on my dreams so many times before. Well I’ll be honest, I found many reasons to quit, but there is one particular reason I’m speaking about today, and that’s opposition. op·po·si·tion ˌäpəˈziSH(ə)n/ noun resistance or dissent, expressed in action or argument. “there…

Ancestors by Ebony Sowells

As I step into the morning, I breathe in, pulling every ounce of oxygen circulating from within. With a deep inhalation, I allow my belly, then lungs, then head, to fill with the gift, often polluted and defiled, through the makings of man. I raise my hands to the sky, and I greet the sun,…

This Little Light of Mine

Who are we not to be dreamers? Who are we not to be lovers? Who are we not to be preachers and teachers? Who are we not to be pupils with a hunger for learning and knowledge that cannot be taught in a classroom? We are everything within the universe that is pure in love…