What’s Love Got to Do with It?

I love you. I love you.I love you. It doesn’t matter how it’s said, where it’s said, when it’s said or why it’s said the words are the same but the meaning never is. So, what does ‘I love you’ mean and more importantly what’s love got to do with it? My best friend is … Continue reading

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Hate on Me Hater

Dear Jill Scott, This past week I pulled out Volume 3 album and have been listening to it and hearing it differently for the first time in so many aspects. It’s exactly as you describe it, a very adult album but one of the thing you also says in reference to your song Hate on … Continue reading

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Gucci? Fendi? Prada?

Gucci? Fendi? Prada? I bounced anxiously from store to store in search of the perfect handbag. One that would exemplify all my ideals and represent me for exactly who I am. You see, I was weighing all my options, taking into consideration all the little things about each of them: what size, what color, how … Continue reading

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Better Woman

Dear Better Woman, We spend so much time trying to be better, trying to more perfect, more amazing, fixed from every problem that has ever graced our lives and sometimes it just takes someone reminding you that you are perfect just the way you are. You are also human and wake up that way every … Continue reading

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One Mic

All I need is one mic.. to spread my voice to the whole world -Nas Dear One Mic, Part of the story behind ‘One Mic’ by Nas is one of the original techniques of hip hop. The idea that armed with nothing but that one mic, the lyrics in his head and the talent God … Continue reading

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Words

Fairytales can be real if you just believe Got my mind made, I don’t plan to leave Cause you were made for me Simple that may be Why be complex loving you is so easy Can’t tell you nothing you ain’t already heard No matter what I say it’s nothing but words Just let me … Continue reading

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Dream A Little Dream

Dear Sleepless Nights, For the past few months I’ve had really bad bouts of insomnia, to the point that I’ve dubbed my condition Nosleepomnia. But the interesting thing is that when I do dream I dream so vividly that I wake up shaking the dream off and even as I groggily rub the sleep from … Continue reading

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The Storm

I’ve been thinking about this for a while now. There is always that person that you feel so intricately bound to it seems no matter where they go in life and no matter where you go in life they still remain connected to your heart in some way. That person that you have to try … Continue reading

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Why Are You Reading My Diary!?!

Dear Vanessa Williams, When I went to sleep last night I made sure to lock every door, close every window and I placed the pepper spray squarely on my bedside table  in case any intruders should try to invade my home in the middle of the night.  Yet, you still somehow managed to sneak in … Continue reading

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Head Over Heels

Dear Mad Hatter,                                                                                                         … Continue reading

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