Slow Down

Slow down, Take the time for what it is, A moment to reset, Readjust, Realign into yourself, Slow down, You can’t rush what is coming to you, Maybe the timing just isn’t right, Slow down, Life will open up when you stop moving enough to see it, Your purpose will show itself, Slow down, February…

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Why Journaling Should Be Part Of Your Self-Care Routine

Self-care, a word that is trending and bouncing off of every lifestyle blogger blowing up Instagram, but other than taking bubble baths, using masks, reading and the like, what are some of the more IMPORTANT things we need to implement more regularly into our lives once the trend disappears? To us, journaling and writing down…

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Thirteen Chapters

We all have our roles within life’s story,It just so happens that yours took up thirteen chapters in my book,Thirteen chapters of dreams, hope, laughter and most of all love,We were there for each other, Through distance, age and other partners,For me, you were always my destination,We took the leap and made the plunge,We meant…

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Book Review: Red At The Bone

Part of my 2020 goal is to continue reading books from authors of colour and also dip into older books from authors I should have in my reading repertoire. Jacqueline Woodson falls into the on trend authors of colour I probably should have known about already, but that’s ok, no time like the present, right?…

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Tribe

It’s in the moments of sadness and despair,You reach out and see who is there.When you’re feeling down and out and don’t trust your own strength,This is when the power of friendship is the pull and support system you need.The people who are your day ones,They lift you up, but also call you out on…

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To Know Love

What a feeling it is, The comfort and reassurance, To know that without fail, They’ve got you. And you’ve got them. How engulfing it is, To know that no matter the problem, Their love with never waiver, To close your eyes and be reassured their love lingers, Deep, assured and unending Warm, steady and breathtaking…

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Air

Air,Sharp, cold and expansive,Hitting my lungs, Air,So vital and yet so reactiveWhen sucked out of my body, Air,as it constricts and aches my ribs Air,When it pangs so sharply from the words of betrayal Air,Cold and unforgiving Air, the breath of life October 2018- R1

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Unanchored

Restless and floating,A square piece in a round hole.So many circling thoughts,With the crushing realization of no one to moor me,There are parts of me in so many places,I don’t know what I have left for myself,Who am I, except neither here nor there?In the middle,Dancing between what I want and what others want,Following the…

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Thinking of You

I spend so much time with you on my mind, Tossing, turning Deciding whether to reach out, I spend so much time with you on my mind Contemplating whether thinking of you is a good thing, Debating and then changing my mind, I spend so much time with you on my mind, Trying to figure…

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Searching

We’re all searching for something, Love, affection, acceptance, happiness Some of us declare our search out loud, Others, keep it internal, sheltered like the flame of a candle, It’s a shame we’re not searching for each other, We look and we look, But we’re not in the same place, Both moving at different speeds, Orbiting…

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