On July 9th, 2012, my first son was born at six pounds, nine ounces. Although pale as a ghost, he would later grow to have a bit more color like me, but not before he was deemed unacceptable by his … Read the rest
“I’m tryna figure this shit out, but you won’t even give me a chance to.”
Excuses. Deflections. Lies. Dodges. If you’ve heard one, you’ve heard them all.
Before we had met, I’d already had the painful experience of prepping a … Read the rest
I cooked. I swept. I scrubbed. I sucked. I fucked. I comforted. I waited without questioning on countless nights that turned into mornings. I prayed. I defended. I lied to myself to remain in denial. I did it all, and … Read the rest