I hustle upstream.I grasp. I grind.I control & panic. Poke balloons in my chest, always popping there, always my thoughts thump, thump. I snooze — wake & go boom. All day, like this I short my breath. I scroll & scroll. I see what you wrote — I like. I heart. My thumb, so tired. My head bent down,... Continue Reading →
Conceptually, Africa has had little time to breathe between the departure of colonisers and the tasty arrival of global capitalism. So, although the continents greatest minds attempted to forge a black identity, based on an African worldview, modernity begged for newer answers - all without empathy. For a dialogue between philosophies of the East and... Continue Reading →
Marriage was a preventative transaction - so casual sex is an emotive deduction - and Love is a binding addiction.... so let Truth equate in all your solutions....
Somewhere along the way, we started glorifying “hustle.” We started praising people who would “tell it like it is,” namely in regard to getting off your a** and working harder. I see it in memes, in videos, and in real life. Maybe it’s generational. Maybe it’s the ease of gaining a platform that social media... Continue Reading →
Here's how to celebrate International Day of the Girl. — Read on mashable.com/article/empower-girls-day-of-the-girl/
With an Appetite for Altruistic Actions, A Millay of Pain, Embodied within Her Traditional Perfection, A Perpetual Pain, followed by Malignant Inactions, Embezzled, Atop Puritanical Afflictions. She Surely Searches, but Dares not Mention, Of Curves, and Wit, And a Constant Erection…… But, Let us Digress From these Static Descriptions, And Let us Move on to Her... Continue Reading →
The Beauty of our Motion, Juxtaposed all Notions, Ever Drenched through Pure Emotions, That our Passion was Irrevocable............ Thus, I humbly concede, that Hearts' still Bleed, In the most Crudest of Fashions, Proclaimed and Conveyed through Equivalent Inactions........... ... Continue Reading →
Her catastrophe will lead you to ecstasy Her Pain will teach you empathy Her sorrows drain your sympathy While her strength will challenge you structurally..... Her caress will linger with your distress..... have you begging for her to undress, All, as her eloquence clenches to your very chest Whilst you strive for that... Continue Reading →
FLAWS ARE SUBJECTIVE BUT NEVER RELATIVE What one may consider to be a tarnished veil, an undesirable faction, another may hold as a rare beauty, tantamount to a gift....... The simple elegance of beauty is that it was never intended to be absorbed or even appreciated by all whom view her...... Remember that my love,... Continue Reading →
Is there a Relationship Between Loneliness, Psychiatric Disorders and Physical Health? A Review on the Psychological Aspects of Loneliness — Read on -— PLEASE Abstract Human beings are social species which require safe and secure social surroundings to survive. Satisfying social relationships are essential for mental and physical well beings. Impaired social relationship can lead... Continue Reading →
Look on to the stars and we view our past Yet Searching within our scars, As to Revere our failed Angsts, As He who conquers nature, should dissuade their chaste But in truth, the most true, a far higher offense, Is the danger to Tire, with Patience & Penance And as for the most peerless... Continue Reading →
I. Poetry in therapy: A way to heal for trauma survivors and clients in ... https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08893670600756632?src=recsys Jump to Poem formats - A collaborative poem is constructed out of the contributions of all members. For example, writing a collaborative poem can be a starting point for group discussion or be used to end the group session.... Continue Reading →
“Politics isn’t the most important thing. A supreme court nomination isn’t the most important thing. The most important thing, when stories like this are in the news, is the victim, and how we treat them, how we speak about them.” via Between Brock Turner and Brett Kavanaugh, When Do Girls Matter? — Discover
Midnight, Monday 15th October is the deadline for submitting art/writing/poetry, this is an important, very timely project at a critical stage in history, your voices need to be heard!
Bruised But Not Broken, Whisper and the Roar, Indie Blu(e), and Blood Into Ink are joining forces to publish an anthology about the lived experience of sexual harassment and assault. We believe that it is more important than ever before that more voices speak out and reclaim their strength by owning their survival stories. All contributors, female and male, can submit up to three pieces of creative work- these can include; Poetry, Prose, Essay, Short Fiction, Prose, or original Artwork, but should be limited in length (under 1,000 words) considering that this is an anthology. You will be notified if your work is accepted. Please do not consider nonacceptance as any diminishment of your experience, but as with any publishing venture…
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