four.

 roses with thorns. “Get the fuck on the floor.” “How am i supposed to go back to work like this?” “Bitch, I said get on the floor.” Medina loved 6ft tall...

three.

great ones When Shanelle first learned of her pregnancy, she prayed so hard for a little girl. None of us are sure that she knew exactly what she was asking the...

two.

sometimes it pours    He came. To my house. To my rescue. Inside. He came and I knew the second he exhaled and dropped his head into my right shoulder. Wha...

one.

a note on rainy days This is not a funny story. In fact, it’s so unfunny that it’s hilarious. The events that make up this story did not just happen to me, but ...

sunday night.

After listening to “the weekend” more than enough times, I felt compelled to revisit the hour (see: summer) I dubbed “not my finest.” It...

talking [fear.]

I’m not too prideful to admit that I late bloomed on the magnificence that is Kendrick Duckworth. Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe was cool, but the real ad...

a Black girl.

 Growing up a Black girl meant I was born with more swag than you could ever imagine and I hate how “yal” made that word popular. It means that they are called ...

wrong me.

“I’m trying to find my peace. I was made to believe there’s something wrong with me.” I thought something was wrong with me. I thought m...