Tag Archives: life

Rapists Get 24hrs in a Day

Do you think it’s contradictory to tell me not to go out at night while disagreeing with victim-blaming as a whole? Last night I texted my brother, as I usually do most nights, to see how he was doing. After talking briefly about my approaching birthday and my aspirations I said to him, “Being a lady…

Insomnia

I’m not good at sleeping. Especially, with other people; the room becomes too warm and the bed becomes too crowded. I don’t think what I have is insomnia, but rather simply a displaced awakeness. I’m awake because I can’t sleep right now, and not because I can’t sleep at all. I do like to cuddle– but not…

RANT: On WHITE Guilt

I’m writing about White Guilt today to address some ignorant comments and messages I’ve received lately. For those of you who don’t know White Guilt is defined as the individual or collective guilt felt by some white people for harm resulting from racist treatment of ethnic minorities by whites both historically and currently. Some narcissists…

Melting Pot x Leaf Jerlefia

I got angry last night and wrote two posts that I’ve never been more passionate about. Last year I struggled to define the thematic of this blog: deciding whether it was a portfolio for the Head in the Sky Series, or poetry platform, or a diary. I entered 2016 not knowing what this blog would…

Legacy: Lady

Why is it that time can heal my wounds only to leave scars that Exist in my head and not on my arms Where I can see them. I only wish I remembered this pain before it Swelled up in my throat And choked me. I didn’t pick up the phone. I  let it ring,…