Her skin was smooth and even and her smile was glowing. Her style was intriguing with her daring heels, cheerful colors, and playfully flowing skirt. But why, young flower, are you so afraid?
I had never imagined sirens to be male creatures until I overheard a song playing one day at work. The mythical creatures were always depicted as female beings that would lure sailors to sail into rocky waters with the distraction of their beautiful song. But the male singer’s voice had the same captivating grasp for … Continue reading Sirens
I don’t just want to like you; I want to love you like I love my good friend and call him big brother. I want to be able to talk to you and have enticing, thought-provoking and inspiring conversation. I don’t want to be identical, but I hope we can be relatable. I want to … Continue reading A Letter To My Christians
“Whuddabout the othuh name?” I asked. “Whea you git Oshea from?” “I got it from this music artist I used tuh like,” my dad answered, again with little explanation. I thought through the old-school artists I knew my dad listened to, but the name Oshea did not jog my memory of late-80’s/early-90’s hip hop and … Continue reading My Namesake (cont’d)
I told my friend I liked him once but I guess he didn’t return the feelings, and he turned me down. I was hopelessly rejected. I was distraught. I was alone. I was single. He didn’t want me. But to be honest, I was none of those things besides single. I had little to no … Continue reading My Namesake
A year ago today, I didn't think things would be this way. I didn't expect for you to be there, Where I could meet up with you. Or for me to be here, Where I would need you. I didn't expect for things to change so much. I've loved so deeply And yet, I've lost so much. … Continue reading A Year from Yesterday