Dare to be you: you’re the only one who knows how 

I show up Hips swinging Nappy headed afro wearing Proud to be me I show up Unapologetic Dark skinned Intelligent I show up Tired Worn And frayed I show up Kinder Gentler Warmer All the things the world tried to beat out of me They’re still here They’re stronger They’re me, because I show up Unapologetically me Proud to be […]

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A postcard from blog-cation

Love After Love by Derek Walcott The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself, to […]

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