& Crown Skin

You sat in the sun too long.  Taunts from my peers haunted the elementary halls What’s self-esteem? Little ‘ol me wouldn’t have known it break little girls down before they can even know it It seemed like I went through an eternity of teasing before I embraced my skin. “This is it, this is me….

& Presidential Hangover 

On  November 8, 2016 I fell asleep around 10-11 PM after briefly tuning into the election coverage knowing I should’ve continued my Girl Meets World marathon instead. Although I wasn’t ecstatic as I’ve been in the previous presidential elections, I still felt a need to do my civic duty. I vote in every election no…

& Your Words, My Life

When I was a kid, I hated my cocoa colored skin. I didn’t have a reason either. Turns out I hated it because everyone else hated it. I got pushed and shoved and called names that I still remember to this day. I still vividly remember the fresh tears rolling down my cheeks after one…

&– Blessings & Friendships

(Me & my big brother when we were babies. I’ve always had that smile) &– Blessings & Friendships Today I went to go visit a couple old friends who I haven’t seen it about six years. Of course I went with my best friend who I’ve been friend with since the sandbox and we could’ve…

& Pursuit of Happiness

  Within the last year, I’ve been rearranging my life in the pursuit of happiness. Some might say my decisions are a quite crazy and others are happy. Epiphany after epiphany the universe seems to let everything fall into place. I have this knack for thinking things through and over analyzing things. Usually once I…

& What do you want to Be When You Grow Up?

What do you want to Be When You Grow Up? Lately I’ve been content. I can’t settle for content though because of the fact that I’m generally a happy person and everyone knows this. So content is not good enough. Recently I’ve reflecting on why I’m not happy and when did this unhappy occur? Then…

& Generation Y

Generation Y is a misnomer. Y implies we follow in our parent’s footsteps, Y implies we agree with the horrors they have created and left us to not understand. Y implies we are the same. We Are Millennials. We are a generation of Change. We are both Generation We and Me. Good and Bad. Hopeful…

& What Is Life…What Does It Mean?

Recently huffing and puffing about life I told my mother that I do not want to be a secretary for the rest of my life. When she asked me why I didn’t want to be stuck at my new mundane 9-5 desk job that had salary pay and nice benefits I responded, “It don’t make…

& Someone Tell Me What To Do

Finally my senior year in college has arrived and I’m all over the place, panicky becase as I mark the days off my calender til graduation I feel like I can not breathe. It’s not because of any particular project or the fact that my senior thesis about writing has to be 25 pages. (ironic)…

Looking Back

Lyrical Status: Solange “Sol Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams” Feeling: Indescriable After looking back from my first Xanga post to the most current I’ve realized I’ve changed over the years and for the better. To ever get rid of this Xanga blog would be to lose a piece of myself and I just couldn’t…