Tag: healing from trauma

  • Prose: The Audacity to Prevail

    Prose: The Audacity to Prevail

    “…As we breathe in what has been, we exhale into existence the blessings, the power and the audacity to prevail…”

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  • Poem: The Mothers Have Come

    This poem was written May 25, 2020 after the heinous murder of George Floyd one year ago today. This poem depicts violent imagery, yet not nearly as violent as what the world witnessed on the day (now) 7-year old Gianna Floyd had her father ripped from her life. The contents of this poem may be haunting and are not meant for young audiences, those who have witnessed or have directly experienced forms of violence. Please be advised.

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  • The Journey Back to Me

    First, giving honor to God and all of the Ancestors of years past and those who have recently made the journey home (Civil Rights Activist and U.S. Representative John Robert Lewis and Minister C. T. Vivian). I am going to keep this post nice and short (ha!) because today’s post is actually a visual poem. […]

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  • HEALTHY Holidays

    HEALTHY Holidays

    This will be the first year in a long while where I get to do the holiday season differently. There was a bit of trepidation and self-judgement while I was typing those words, because it includes the holidays where it was just my smaller family unit. My waking up before daylight while still preparing days […]

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  • It Started With a Pot of Chicken Noodle Soup…

    It Started With a Pot of Chicken Noodle Soup…

    Time flies when you are busy: being a hover craft mom kind of/sort of publicizing a book starting a second business getting a divorce re-introducing yourself to yourself ending a relationship with People Pleasing And this list is the “user-friendly” version. I told myself “Self, you need to be consistent with the whole blogging thing. […]

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