50 Words of My Truth II

I’m big on loving unconditionally, but now I’m realizing that I can’t bend so much that I’m not being poured into and fed the way I need to. I can do a mediocre relationship with just about anyone,  but I want something magical; something my soul refuses to compromise on. P.S. – Thank you Tiffani….

50 Words of My Truth I

All I want is something real, but I’m trapped in a world where people go above and beyond to hide from themselves; masquerading in their blissful chaos and transferring self-inflicted pain from one person to the next. How can I expect to find real in a world full of fake? Written by Tamica Nicole ©…

Silenced by Ebony Sowells

Through clenched teeth I agree But they might as well Had put tape on me Bounded my mouth Stolen my words Possessed my confidence And cut my chords Because I’ve done unspeakable things As if controlled by crossed wood Attached to long strings From my head my arms My legs my feet They stole my…

Summer’s Breeze

Elizabeth Appell: “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” Goosebumps arise on my skin as the wind of summer’s end caresses me softly and unapologetically. I am alive. In my life’s past, there has been a treacherous number of feelings…

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…

Au Revoir Mon Amour

She wanders with no grip Her soul can’t be clenched So my thirst can’t be quenched Her fire is venomously blazing Se mefier I will get burned Torched by her harsh truths Slowly unveiling the unknown Unreachable Unteachable Sans espoir She came so close I could smell the fear on her breath I could taste…

Taking The First Step…Again

“You are what you attract”. I’ve heard this saying for most of my adulthood, and I used to think it was a crop of bull, but as I got older I began to see the truth behind the statement. I have never been good at picking mates, and I do mean NEVER. In fact, I…

Uncertainty

You saw me, I didn’t see you You spoke, I didn’t hear you You probed, I didn’t feel you Senses derailed Completely detached No desire to be exposed again This world is too evil These people are too wicked Damaged beings Using one another for quick fixes I do not trust them I do not…

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…

The Long Run Home Pt. 4

The Long Run Home Part Four Georgia, When I began writing this letter, I had doubts on whether or not this would in fact find its way into your hands. Then I thought about how clever you are, and how diligent you’ve been with all the neatly stacked skeletons in your closet. I mean, you…

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,…