What I Long For

I can taste a future together with you, woman, it is that serious. Here I am swallowing stacks of memories we have just begun creating so you can linger on my mind a little longer even though I hate waiting.

Fake News Matters

The news is no longer news worthy to me. Constantly torn by subjective images on TV. Black lives matter while black on black crime staggers and the state of the economy and inflation continues to lose swagger.

She Doesn’t Love You

The reality is that agreeing to have sex with your ex provides only one person with what they truly want – a limited, unemotional physical connection (no strings attached) vs. an open door back into the relationship with the one they love.

Anatomy of a Broken Heart

There’s this period where you just feel numb and find yourself staring at your cell phone or computer screen, having super trippy, intro-to-psychology-type thoughts like, “She can’t find her happiness with me because she isn’t happy with herself.”

Life is Good

I say it without reservation; that life is good. I think it with firm resolve; that life is good. There are days when I struggle to embrace life being good. Thinking back to two years ago and everything I’ve withstood. I mean, it’s made me stronger in ways I’d never imagined. How ironic this life […]

How To Lose A Girl In 5 Weeks

One of the riskiest moves I’ve made all year has been to put my heart on the line again. After a previous lovers escapade and many obstacles littering the way – resulting in the art of loss, I wondered if I had truly learned anything. I would soon find out in a relatively short time […]

Alone

I think at some point if someone had just told me, “You are watching your girlfriend die.” I would have adopted a whole different attitude at the onset of the second diagnosis. Perhaps a dose of reality with a shot of hypnosis. It returned exactly one year and one day after the first cancer was […]

Black Skin

Who is that beautiful body and soul And why don’t they know That what they must cherish is all natural What they must learn is how to best play their role In this great episode How at times life’s rigors cause black blood to bleed most Blue bloods ain’t got nothing on us truth be […]

This is not your average post

I am not looking for my first time, as that happened years ago. The Tremont Hotel Chicago was situated in an enclave, surrounded by the city view just off of the Magnificent Mile. It was the second time she had come to visit and I was not looking for a good time. I was a […]

There Are Warriors Of All Kinds

“You can close your eyes to things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to things you don’t want to feel no matter how hard you try.” That quote is in reference to just some of the things I have been feeling quite deeply lately. I’ve had a lot on my […]

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