Sullen Truth

Abused and misused, Violated and desecrated, Disregarded and ignored, Misunderstood and prejudged; Are her efforts and abilities. Despite all she puts in; Marginalization and discrimination, Suppression and oppression, Are all she gets in return. Brokenness and weakness projected as her realities. The ‘strong and powerful’, you claim they are, But are they truly what you…

A Sister Unheard

He took away fragments of her soul with every plunge.

She spoke up, but no one ever tried to listen.

Moment after moment of no one lending an ear to her plea, it continued on and on;

So… she just gave up on mentioning it.

Rooting for Blackness; Rooting for Women

A few nights ago, I was flipping through channels on my TV and I stumbled upon an episode of Chopped that was gone midway. Chopped is a food competition show on Food Network where four contestants cook and compete in four different rounds with a contestant being “chopped” (eliminated) after each round until there’s one…