UNchanging value

strong black woman, bright streak of independence

same black woman sometimes feels weak and dependent

her value does not change as her emotions do

understand this

Don’t put more on her plate because of her race or the alleged pace you and that society you belong to believe she should be / could be running at

and if you can’t find empathy and understanding for her

keep

it

pushing

Please.

She does not have time for anymore negativity or foolishness

God sent her here on a mission

and she does not need your permission for…

anything

Understand that, simple human made of the same dust as she

Strong black woman with a dark streak of independence

Same black woman sometimes feels weak and dependent

Her value never changes

Priceless

Beautiful Photo: via Unsplash; photographer: Jessica Felicio

https://unsplash.com/@jekafe/portfolio

Take a listen:

https://music.apple.com/us/album/leave-me-alone-a-colors-show/1544476570?i=1544476572

https://music.apple.com/us/album/peng-black-girls-remix-a-colors-show-feat-jorja-smith/1544810035?i=1544810036

Rooting for revival

Sketch by Me

She sat silently resting in the forest of her heart.

We can remain stuck in fear & holding on to the past, or we can use our past experiences to move confidently into the future. – Tanaaz

These words echoed throughout the canyons of her mind as strong winds of change began to blow in and around her.

Two cardinals flew by with a message.

When the roots are deep, there is no need to fear the wind. – Unknown

She stood faithfully and fearlessly in the forest of her own heart as her body began moving forward in time with the divine.

And so it is.

Sonic symphony for forward motion: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/is-she-flying/pl.u-zPyLLJPFxA8RER

change change change

change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change It Is Coming change change change change change change change change change change change Like The Seasons change change change change I Can Try To Fight It change change But It Is Still Coming change change I Can Act Like I Don’t See It change change But It Is Still Happening change change change I Can Attempt To Slow It Down change change change But Why Suffer So change change change change change Destiny Is Change change change change change I Embrace my Destiny change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change Seasons change Mindsets change Relationships change Vibrations change change change change I change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change change

And so it is.

where’s my lighter?

 

The queen burned down her own kingdom 

Overrun with foolishness

She was homeless

Far from hopeless though

She laughed slightly and smiled 

The queen burned down her own kingdom

 She stood just close enough to feel the warmth of the flickering flames and not get burnt

Bending down, she lit her cigarette on the walls of her burning kingdom 

Unafraid of cancer, because we’re all terminal anyway, she inhaled and exhaled 

Fuck it

Let it burn

Let it burn

Let it burn 

She owned that it wasn’t built on anything worth saving 

Foundation fractaled by faux “I’ll love you forevers” flung from mouths that made mockeries of marriage 

Unions made useless 

Committed only to not being committed 

Lessons learned

Bridges burned 

The queen burned down her own kingdom

Let it Burn

to be continued…

Turtle power

My feet dangle off the side of the slightly wet footbridge. Large lush leaves in every hue of green gently sway in the lightly blowing winds. My ears enjoy the symphony of bird songs. Here I am taking a moment to stop along the path per usual. My turtle friend swims by reminding me to slow down, take my time, and be here now.

Slow down mind.
Slow down time.