June 1st

What up, June? It’s good to see you. What’s it been, a year? hardy har har. It’s been June for around 40 minutes now, (unless you live on the west coast where it’s still technically May) and that’s lit. I get to change my Marvel Shero/Lady Villain calendar to Spider-girl. She’s the only one in […]

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being unemployed is not working. being “unemployed” is “not working.” Time doesn’t matter. Life matters. Some alien in The Fifth Element said that before the tv went dark. Stop playing small.Stop pretending that you don't know what you want. You're not as confused as you say you are.You're scared. — Saffron the Sadge (@JSoAbove) April 26, 2016 […]

it means “to rot”

brace. inhale. “Hello?” exhale. “Hi, girly. It’s Mema. How’re you doing?” heavy. “Fine. How are you?” she’s ‘okay.’ “I’m okay.” every beat – “That’s good.” no miss. “I heard you were leaving.” we’ve been over this “Yeah, I’m going to California.” many times. “Wh-“ eyelids close in a wrinkle. “San Diego.” forehead grazing forearm grazing […]

Joy.

A lot of the narrative surrounding Black people in America is centered around struggles that we face as a people, and in more nuanced conversations, as women, differently abled persons, LGBTQA, and any/every intersection. Today I wanted to focus on Black joy. my joy. Everyday isn’t a struggle. Some seconds, minutes, hours, days are great. So tonight I’ll […]

Isolation Mode

I’m sure everyone that lives with anxiety (read: an anxiety disorder) deals with it differently. Their anxiety may manifest itself in a multitude of ways. Some people may go completely silent. others may lash out. some may write. some may exercise. some may talk uncontrollably. all and none can occur depending on the person. i. […]

Unemployed Chronicles

Day 2. I quit my job 2 days ago. (for my own sake, I’ll state the date for the record: Tuesday March, 29 2016). It was a lot more anticlimactic than I thought it would be. I woke up [quite late] with the resolve that it was going to be my last day. I ended up […]