Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Race Card and Other Adult Games

Every now and then I’ll get the inevitable question that I suspect every person of colour writing about being a person of colour gets: Why can’t you just forget about race? And while I find the question to be so incredibly ignorant and offensive I do my best to explain the reasons why I can’t…

Pussy for Privilege: Part One

“He’s gone, it’s time to lose the weight and move on.” “Don’t marry anyone too dark.” “Why is your hair like this?” “Oh my god, I’m in shock.” “You look so good.” “Is this hair yours? Is it relaxed?” “Men like curly hair, but nothing too kinky.” “Marry a white man.” Here are just a…

TV Shows: 4 Reasons Why I Love BoJack Horseman

I’ve been asked on numerous occasions as to why I like BoJack Horseman. The show is a Netflix original and stars a washed-up, horse, has-been that starred in a sitcom in the 90s. While I could give you a million reasons as to why I love this show so much, here are 4. One.  Although…

About Vivid & Lucid Dreams

“In lucid dreaming, you are dreaming and know that you are dreaming. A dream becomes lucid when your daytime ‘wake consciousness’ becomes active while you are in a dream- so you are dreaming and know you are dreaming.” “Vivid dreams arise from Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep, in which the brain is as active as it…

Love

Love Love is the bottom of a wine bottle Days after a good party and a bad hangover— Sticky and black. Love is a conniving frienemy That poisons you blind— Forges entrapment for release, For happiness.   Love is patient, love is kind, It does not envy, it does not boast, It seduces, it destroys,…