I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou Save
Summer… As summer fades Into the heart of Fall I will trade my green grass for confetti dry leaves I will smile still For In my heart pouch I have Folded moments into memories; Of the sun rays Of long hours with friends Of my children’s laughter Of giving and receiving Of sharing summer bites…… Continue reading As summer fades…
We live in a small town here in Texas. A place we call home. A place where we know folks and they know us too. A place where our little ones have friends. A place we have friends that we now call family. A place where we are loved and able to love. In our…… Continue reading July 4th 2017
Held in our cups of “sweet tea” causing our heads to spin saying words we may not recall. Listening to Uncle Joe tell silly jokes daring aunt Jane to do her dance a dance stuck in our hearts like glue or old chewing gum from Jimmy and Julie’s summer wedding Oh… Oh summer sunset whispers…… Continue reading Summer Sunset whispers
I do not have blue or hazel eyes Mine are dark; they are black! I do not have light skin It’s dark yet soft No, I don’t have straight silky hair It’s thick, kinky and beautiful No, I am not vulnerable or angry I am me; only black! I don’t need a touch up to…… Continue reading My beautiful black.
For the last couple of months y’all have been reading my posts on abuse. I have hoped that pouring out my heart would help encourage others towards healing as well as create awareness for those that can protect helpless children who continue to be vulnerable at the hands of molesters. There has been pain beneath…… Continue reading “Audacity of Her” – Poetry Release
We are not our brother’s keeper we are our brother and we are our sister. We must look past complexion and see community. Maya Angelou