I’ve updated both my site and art page logo! I painted it myself last week. If you’re interested in seeing more of my art, peep imaginationbyrae on Instagram. Thanks for viewing and Happy New Year!
What is FOMO? Simply put, it’s the acronym for Fear Of Missing Out. Some of us are especially prone to bouts of FOMO. Are you one of those people? I am.Continue reading “For the Love of FOMO”
A PoemContinue reading “Nappy”
Originally a Thanksgiving poem (kinda).Continue reading “Grateful”
A poem about those unwanted, persistent texts when you give away your real number (like a dummy) to someone you just metContinue reading “Delete My Number”
It was a warm September night, and I was pacing under the white glow of towering street lamps trying to retain my liquid anxiety. I needed to pee. My heart was in my throat. I felt physically weak. I was about to do my very first open mic performance, and I was terrified.Continue reading “Open Mic Anxiety!”
A Poem Continue reading “The Smell”
In the past 12 weeks(?), I’ve lost count, I have learned to think more and more like a journalist in every aspect of my life. This is especially applicable when it comes to my social media and social life in general.
I used to allow my shyness and anxiety to hold me back from a lot of potential opportunities to connect with others and get to know them better. I was able to do that for so long, but it has cost me in ways I’ll explain later.