I can smell it in the air; the perfect aroma of spring time, beauty as it sprouts rapidly! ~Susan McMillan
When summer comes around I wanna be Be present in the moment Of the sun I wanna pick out my yellow dress For a dance with my darling I wanna dare to dream for days Drawing out pictures in the sand Under the sun For days I wanna gaze At flowers and nothing else For…… Continue reading Summer
I loved wearing it; It was my favorite my market day wear my Sunday best Perhaps my daily pick. My memories; the good and bad were wrapped up in my tiered skirt. I called it Chaka Chaka; my Chaka Chaka after my favorite African song bird my Yvonne; Yvonne Chaka Chaka. I knew that I…… Continue reading Tiered Skirt
Dear sister, Yes I call you my sister because I have lived this season, this day, and this moment. Almost 9 years ago, I was that motherless bride. So I completely get it. I will say it hurt, and it hurt to the core of my heart. It was lonely as I sat still wishing…… Continue reading To the Motherless Bride.