Category Archives: Deep Stuff

BLACK IN AMERICA

For the Mayweather vs Conner MacGregor fight, I went to vegas with my bros and my best friend from childhood. We watched fight at the MGM Grand  amongst other fans of pugilism and those who just wanted to be part … Continue reading

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Soul Food

Every time the squad comes together we eat. It’s what my family does. digest a good meal as conversation marinates. words left at the table , finished on the porch. I’m never allowed to cook when we convene. If given … Continue reading

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The land of my father

My father’s family Moved from Haiti to United States when he was a young child. He grew up in a Haitian home and to this day still Speaks kreyol . I was born in Los Angeles and grew up speaking … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Night

Yesterday  I performed a poem at an open mic. I’ve been talking about doing this for a while, so since I’m turning 30, I decided go ahead and give it a go. Never thought I would enjoy being on stage … Continue reading

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Redemption

  Guilt is a cruel and subtle captive. It’s hands will gently hold you in a place of fear and self-loathing . Out of this is borne a paralysis so strong, it’s hard to imagine a life divorced of such … Continue reading

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Life after Death

I remember the first time I saw porn of any type . I was about nine years old . I was with my younger brother . We were staying at a cousin’s house for a sleepover . It was late … Continue reading

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The art of intention

When the woman in your life asks you, “What are we doing today?,” she is actually asking two questions. The first one is a literal translation of the statement., The second one is not as auspicious, but just as important, “What have you taken the time to plan?” If I were to … Continue reading

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