Baby girl, Life will caress you; And when it does, Don't be 'fraid To unfurl. It is your moment, Tell your heart-- It is okay to be the one. Honey, Life will crush you; And when it does Don't be 'fraid To be un-done. It is not breaking, Tell your heart-- It is spreading, rising [...]
Once, I had a stalker. I don't know how it was that he took interest in me, or how it began, or how long he had been planning and designing-- but soon as he launched out, his every move took me unawares, completely by a strand of hair. He would leave tiny little notes on [...]
Tam was 14 years, and 11 months when she heard that strange voice. It was in a lonely park along Southsea, on that cold Thursday evening. That day had been one of the most awful days of her life... not because it was any different from all the other days when the famous twins in [...]
Read, and tell a friend. -- "Sometimes, the only reason we never get it right is because we are so scared we'll get it wrong even before we try." Take a leap of faith today. ** © The Short Black Girl, 2014.
I am the crack, And the patch, The hole, That bares a ghost of light. ** The stretch The break The pieces, That frenzy together before your very sight, ** I am the pain that was, The heart that won, The fighter, the struggler, That rose above it all. ---© The Short Black Girl, 2014.