BLACK MAN LOVE LETTER

When I started working for New Earth, I noticed it.  They were tall, and stunning. These men, deep, dark shades of brown.  This is not to say I never noticed that my men were captivating. This is just to say these were different, and grabbed at my collar in a new way. I grew up […]

Perejil

Goose pimples and delicate silver chains Lipstick stained spliff Shiny toenails and curls from Elmina Castle and perejil I like him. Our fingers touch. Creation of Adam and Storm. This is an unfamiliar dish Barramundi,chlodnik, biltong I don’t know how to do this.  Like eating with chopsticks.  Don’t judge.  Easy things are hard for me. […]

OMG!

I lived in Santa Monica for close to one month.  This is where I ran back to God.  The first time we met, I was in college.  We were briefly acquainted many years ago when I first started getting fever blisters and my brothers would pick on me mercilessly. Standing at my window looking outside […]

Dulcimina Grip

Mari stood in the kitchen wiping her hands on a soiled dish towel. It was littered with crumbs and debris from many days of cooking and mothering. Taking a moment to decompress and lean against the counter, she closed her eyes and took in the sounds of her children skipping around in the backyard. Their […]