Them: only in church can you get right. Me: considering his work took place in the streets, I’d say I’m right on track! [organizer life]
You’re everything that I am not. Thank Allah for that, because I love being me even when life becomes difficult.
When I find myself beginning to struggle through a triggering moment, I will consciously stop what I am doing and take my first deep breath. 1) the first breath always helps to calm the anxiety/excitement that I am feeling. #breathe #repeat 2) my second breath helps to slow down any racing thoughts. #breathe #repeat 3)Continue reading 3 Ways Breathing Helps Me
When you stare into the mirror Do you see yourself? What do you look like? Do you like you as much as I do? Do your eyes still laugh Even after the memory of his hands on your body rapes you for the millionth time? Your smile. Does it shine? Does the corner of yourContinue reading Do You.
I didn’t understand it. Where had she gone? This little girl Who looked so much like me Is smiling. reaching out her hand Waiting. For me. I want to smack her hand away, I want to cover her eyes, Make her look away from Who we be. I don’t want her to know How weContinue reading Part III
i haven’t told her, and the truth is i probably won’t. the truth tends to take on its own translation once it lands in her ears. so i settle for watching the inevitable, completly still when it all begins to implode. she tends to takes them on; tells me not, take the world off yourContinue reading Swallow-Kumeza
i didn’t think i could become this sad until i could feel her pain from the sounds of her tears