What you put forth, That’s what I give back. Negative receives it in double, Positive gets it all in love.
Hi! So, to get back into the habit of writing, and writing OFTEN, I was considering taking the time this summer to write and post a NEW short story every day for the month of August. Yep, that’s 31 short stories in a single month! I personally consider this to be a challenge because… Read More
1995 ushered itself in with Winter’s frost and chill, jump-starting the worst year of Kaiya Clarke’s life. Filled to the max with unyielding stress and heartbreak, she often found herself wondering when time and the world around her would begin again. Morning skies were as dark as night, gray clouds loomed overhead the few seconds she… Read More
Running down the hallways of the Philadelphia High School for Girls, Victoria Howell was literally fighting with time. Not only did she have less than two minutes to make it to the guidance office to do something for herself, she had less than forty to make it home safely with her younger sister. “Out of… Read More
Joelle Richardson stood straight; her hands placed firmly at her hips as she eyed herself in the full-length mirror that adorned her closet door. The reflection staring back was one she disliked. An unfulfilled, fearful girl. Angered thoughts danced around in her head as she silently picked herself apart, wondering what she should change next.… Read More
I’ll stay and watch you grow, yes I will! I’ll raise you by myself, a one woman show. You make life worth singing a song; with you right here with me, I’ll have the strength to go on. Thanks for my child; you brought me so much joy, this bundle of love. Thanks for my… Read More
Standing in the center of their bedroom; walls painted white, adorned with varying objects and accents of colors to suit each personality; Maxwell and Joel stared in their full length mirror as they made funny faces, singing into their hairbrushes as Sheila E’s Glamorous Life blasted from their record player. Though five years separated them… Read More
I watched as my older brother and Arnold, his best friend, stood at the end of our driveway trying to convince a few girls to talk to them. Normally Maxwell had no problem getting a girl, but today Donisha and the twins, Carey and Mary, weren’t feeding into his game. “Come on D, you know… Read More
“Just ask the lonely; they know the hurt and pain of losing a love you can never regain.” Onyx lay against tear stained pillows, stripped of all that made her. Heart, soul, pride, and self-worth; invested in a man hellbent on breaking her down to a shell of her former self. He had… Read More
You can go through your days, moping and hoping for your luck to change. Or you can get up and make it happen. Life is full of ups and downs, and it’s so easy to get lost when it seems you’re losing. You gotta grab it by the reigns, get it together, keep it moving.