I am a missing piece of a large, buried puzzle. The image, civilizations rich in culture, education, and tradition. Kings and queens kissed by the sun and forging love under the moon. There are more pieces spread about, more than I could ever know, separated by land, water, and language. My brothers and sisters are strangers to me, but our ancestors keep tabs. Hoping that … Continue reading Flash Fiction: A Missing Piece
I would first like to thank Laketra BFF for nominating me for this award. She truly deserve her nomination, as she continues to write beautiful, thought-provoking pieces. I will keep the excerpt Laketra had on her post “According to Okoto Enigma, ‘Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one … Continue reading This is Quite a Conundrum: Mystery Blogger Award
It may not seem like a big deal to most, but I feel so fortunate to have gained 20 followers. I do not even have 20 friends, so the fact that you all have taken an interest in me makes me feel, simultaneously, anxious and grateful. I have only been blogging for about 2 months, I hope I can continue to produce content that is … Continue reading Milestone: 20 Followers!
May is Mental Health Awareness month! In my heart, I feel we are getting a little closer to recognizing mental health as regular health, but there is still so much work that needs to be done. I have this conversation, somewhat frequently, on what to expect or what you need to know when looking for a therapist. I often like to congratulate the person, even … Continue reading 10 Helpful Tips When Seeking Therapy
Look for me. Save me! Misguided, misunderstood, misaligned. Please, save me. Misused, misplaced, missed. Pretty please. Please, save me. Masters of Writing Flash Fiction Challenge Continue reading Save Me
April 11, 2018 The Interim CEO gathers all the staff on the 4th floor of our organization. I walk to the printer to grab some documents and my colleague asks me if I am coming. “Coming to what?” I say. She shrugs and says “I don’t know, some emergency meeting.” I had a dentist appointment that morning, I was going to stay an extra 30 … Continue reading “What Do You Want?” Part 2
I spent some time with a friend recently, and probably will not again, who claimed that her high school boyfriend is now “gay”. “Oh, that’s nice,” I said, which apparently was the wrong response. “How is that nice? He likes men now! What does that say about me?!” I looked at her puzzled. My immediate feelings a mix of confusion and annoyance. I looked at … Continue reading Labels, Labels, Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink