A poemContinue reading “Lovelessness”
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”
When the worlds of adolescent struggles and spirituality collide…Continue reading “The De-Coding of Jo: Hall of Ignorance – Book Review”
by Rae’s Violet
Continue reading “Clocked Out: Music Review”
An action-packed romance full of suspense! It shattered all my expectations of a regular romance novel.Continue reading ““Until Now”: Reedsy Review”
I honestly never planned on reading this book simply because I thought, “I’m Black, I’m antiracist by default! Why would I waste my time on this book?”
Well, I’m here today to let you know my time was not wasted, and I learned that racism transcends Blackness and Whiteness. It also forced me to take a long, deep look inside myself and everything I thought I was doing right and just how pervasive and deep-rooted this country’s racism really is.Continue reading ““How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi Book Review”
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”
There’s a lot to unpack, but it’s worth a read. Gives single folks a renewed appreciation for single life.Continue reading ““Sidelined: The Contract”: Reedsy Review”
by Rae’s Violet
Dallas rapper Chris Henyard’s EP Fall Tapes, Vol. 1 is good for chilling out and vibing. It dropped December 4, his first EP following his recent album, The IG Collection. Fall Tapes Vol. 1 has mellow, chill lyricism over moody beats that speak to the emotions brought on by a rough year.
I did a track-by-track rundown for what you can expect from this 8 minute EP!Continue reading “Fall Tapes, Vol. 1: Music Review”