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From an Orphan - The Deep Side of my Life, Poetry

There’s Nothing Wrong With Being an Orphan

There's nothing wrong with shedding a tear after its been more than a decade There's nothing wrong with refusing to pretend or with putting up a charade There's nothing with feeling lonely, feeling like there's no one you can trust There's nothing wrong with getting to know yourself while you figure out how to adjust… Continue reading There’s Nothing Wrong With Being an Orphan

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My Big Chop | Beyond the Hair

The Natural Hair Movement has been around for a few years now, and in this year in particular, the movement seems to have taken new heights. I watched from the sidelines as African American women praised their hair and fought to remove the idea that “good hair” is hair that resembles Caucasian and Asian hair.… Continue reading My Big Chop | Beyond the Hair

From an Orphan - The Deep Side of my Life

A Private Letter and a Word of Encouragement

I recently had a ten-day break from work and during which I had the time to do quite a few things, namely spring cleaning. I can sometimes be a hoarder especially when it comes to items of sentimental value, so I wanted to make sure that the things I keep were still relevant to my life.… Continue reading A Private Letter and a Word of Encouragement