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  • DarkHer Truth: False Flame

    Posted January 8, 2019 by Onnoleigh Sweetman

    1 Comment 1 Like 77 Views

    It was easier for him to be away from her. He didn't have to face his shadows that way. She was fierce and she always stood for something, especially truth. He was used to getting his way and he had a knack for making he Read More...

  • Time Long Gone

    Posted January 6, 2019 by Tamera Currington

    6 Comments 5 Likes 593 Views

    Saw some ivory soap today Made me think about a time long gone When You played outside until the street lights came on And Mother May I was game not a prerequisite to a question When Your neighbor could whoop your Read More...

  • When Life Gives you Lemons

    Posted January 6, 2019 by Tamera Currington

    14 Comments 5 Likes 121 Views

    My 20-year-old daughter was recovering from two massive strokes. My world had been completely turned around and shaken to its very core. I stood in line at Wal-Mart attempting to get her medications with no more than 24 Read More...

  • Broken on Purpose: A Journey Towards Healing

    Posted January 2, 2019 by Tamera Currington

    5 Comments 3 Likes 112 Views

    I’m watching the stage adaptation of Lady Day at Emerson Bar and Grill, totally engrossed in Audra McDonald’s uncanny ability to channel the spirit of Billie Holiday. Suddenly I begin to think about my mother and grandm Read More...

  • Pull The Plug

    Posted December 14, 2018 by Renee' Burgess

    3 Comments 2 Likes 270 Views

    “No Miracle will help him!”, that’s what the doctor told me after informing me that my son had a Grade 4 IVH bleed on the brain. A Grade 4 IVH is basically a bleed on the brain in all 4 of your ventricl Read More...

  • Late Night Rambling

    Posted December 11, 2018 by Kenisha Powell

    6 Comments 4 Likes 97 Views

    I don’t have this thing called life figured out one bit. I’d like to believe no one else does either. Regardless of our backgrounds, incomes, or ages, we are just trying to get through the day the best way we Read More...

  • This is ME!

    Posted December 4, 2018 by Erica Gonzales

    4 Likes 103 Views

     Have you ever been asked why you like the things you like? I grew up in a small home in Houston Texas, very little room, Two Brothers ,Two Sisters ,my mom and my dad. I guess you can call me the black sheep of t Read More...

  • Mama's Baby, Wifes Husband Maybe

    Posted December 1, 2018 by Renee' Burgess

    2 Likes 131 Views

    I have had my fair share of dating men who are only children, but this one takes the cake. If I could go back in time I would change my decision to rush and not think before I did it. It was early 2013 and I had just g Read More...

  • You Don't know My Son Like I Know My Son...

    Posted December 1, 2018 by Renee' Burgess

    149 Views

    Can you believe this shit?! She knew! His mom knew that he was HIV positive and she didn’t say a single word! Oh wait, she did tell me that I didn’t know her son like she knew her son. That could mean ANYTHIN Read More...

  • Timing

    Posted December 1, 2018 by Monique Brown

    1 Like 117 Views

    Knowing when to make that move.

  • Turning a Negative into a Positive.... Literally

    Posted November 28, 2018 by Renee' Burgess

    21 Comments 6 Likes 1,296 Views

    What happened to the past 11 years of my life? Like seriously I don't even remember unless I just sit and think of each and every single year. What I do know is that August 4, 2007 was the year everything changed. The mo Read More...

  • Putting Together The Pieces, Just To Realize That I'm Broken

    Posted November 26, 2018 by Victoria Parker-Stroude

    2 Comments 1 Like 230 Views

    I have always taken pride in the fact that I have never been allowed to run from my problems. Forced to face things head on. For the most part this is true, and has made me strong. However, it's dawned on me that there i Read More...