I have a podcast coming soon. It will be audio versions of some of my poems and other blogs posts AND bonus content that isn’t on my blog. Y’all should check it out sometime. I already have one episode up. It’s the first poem I put on my site, “The Power of Silence.” Here’s the Anchor.fm link: https://anchor.fm/raven-jordan7
I am a shy, introverted person. Sometimes, I have trouble communicating effectively, and I have regretted not saying what’s bothering me more often than not.
All my life, I have been told I “need to speak my mind” or “stand up for myself” or “stop being measly mouthed.” However, there is one thing that has helped me along the way in my long journey to better express my thoughts and feelings.Continue reading “How to Write a Meaningful Letter”
I don’t know what it is about this wig, but every time within the past week that I started wearing it, I’ve been getting all kinds of attention. This all happened the middle of November, by the way.
The first day I wore it was on Wednesday, but I was too ashamed to leave my hall after getting lunch because I was worried it would be too obvious and attract too many judging eyes. I retreated to my room and decided to try again on Thursday.Continue reading “The Wig”
I know 2020 has been filled with insanity, misery, and, for many people, loss. I was so consumed by everybody else’s pain and complaints, it affected my own outlook and I was appreciating nothing.
Until this week.Continue reading “My Life So Far”
So, this is just a personal reflection of my concerns/fears for this upcoming semester considering we’re going through these most unprecedented times right now.Continue reading “Fall 2020 College Outlook: RVW Edition”
A brief story about 4c hairContinue reading “I Did “4C” This Coming”
I’m taking my first-ever summer class. One of the many things I didn’t expect? Having to make videos of myself talking about the content for all 5 weeks.Continue reading “Multicultural Psychology I”
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As soon as I hear that verse(x4) along with that summery-riff, I hit skip on whatever Spotify playlist or radio it pops up on.Continue reading “When Someone Ruins a Song”
I’ve had some pretty strong feelings about these protests, riots, and the persistent, unjustified murders of black people at the hands of law enforcement.Continue reading “No Justice, No Peace”
March 6, the Friday before my spring break began, I worked from noon to around 5, got a pizza for dinner, and took the bus to town for a fun night out. Little did I know that would be my last shift, last time dining in, or having any late night fun in my college town before the pandemic tightened its grip on what was my normal.Continue reading “Being a College Student during a Pandemic”