The Land of the Captive…the Home of the Afraid

You seek to destroy. Continuously breaking down bridges. Building barriers, high fences, and walls. Corruption masked by popular culture. The media lies covering truth. Devouring a youthful smile. Parents fearing for their children's safety. Police murdering the unarmed. Eliminating comfort and security. Prejudice for the minority... ...the poor and middle classes ...older adults ...people of … Continue reading The Land of the Captive…the Home of the Afraid

Addiction: A poem

Sometimes, as women, we allow men to take advantage of the nurturer within us. It is not difficult for a woman to show compassion, love, and willingness to a man, but we do this at the expense of losing who we are. As Steve Harvey stated in response to a Strawberry Letter on the Steve … Continue reading Addiction: A poem

Flee

a long drive ahead...windows down warmth, dust and smog in the wind... pounding pavement... wheels spin. Red, white, and blue in the distance... Hair down & wild... mascara trails.. knuckle gripped, chest tight, heart hammering... fire lit and smoke surrounds... ...red & blue sirens blare in the distance... no more discrimination...  no racism... no stereotypes... … Continue reading Flee