Accept Me For Me

The following is a poem I wrote as a senior in high school. I can remember dealing with many insecurities and issues about my own self and how others viewed me. People were quick to point out what I lacked...all of my "if only you were..." I finally came to the realization that I had … Continue reading Accept Me For Me

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Bag Lady

The song "Bag Lady" by Erykah Badu spoke volumes to me and the imagery of the video was reminiscent to Ntozake Shange's Broadway production of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.  Early in life I can remember seeing a theatrical production of it on PBS and later seeing a … Continue reading Bag Lady