qotw: no goodbyes

The meaning of this quote really hit home when I went to a memorial service where the person's body was not present. The creative things she made throughout her life lined the walls  as stories about her were shared along with a slide show of her and her family and friends. We celebrated her life... Continue Reading →

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qotw: Like Beyoncé

  This quote  by G. K. Nielson reminds me of a Virgo who was born 36 years ago: Beyoncé! I have huge admiration for Beyoncé’s work ethic. The mega star that Beyonce is today did not happen only because of her beauty or dancing or who her husband is. None of these guarantee success or staying... Continue Reading →

in the details: afro bloomin’

Someone somewhere once wrote, "she never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something."* UK photographer Dazhane Leah definitely accomplished that with her project: Afro Bloomin'. “I see beauty in natural hair and I see beauty in flowers – together I think they go... Continue Reading →

Running by Gil Scott-Heron

Because I always feel like running Not away, because there is no such place Because, if there was I would have found it by now Because it's easier to run Easier than staying and finding out you're the only one Who didn't run Because running will be the way your life and mine Will be... Continue Reading →

eye ii eye

our eyes met and everything that she felt, i saw--the pain, disappointment, rejection. we hold our stares in search of answers to our questions she held her stare hoping… hoping I could say something comforting i wonder why she can’t accept the morbidly slow process of healing, no patience…maybe there is no resolve, just expressions... Continue Reading →

QOTD

When I read the news the following always comes to mind: later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere. excerpt from "what they did yesterday afternoon" by warsan shire

QOTD

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ― Maya Angelou“

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