What It’s REALLY Like Being in a Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships are nothing new. But unless you’re in one, or have been in one, it’s likely you don’t know much about them! As someone who is currently in a long distance relationship, I’ll tell you upfront that having your partner thousands of miles away is nothing easy. Quite frankly, it has been one of the craziest emotional roller coasters I have ever been on. As … Continue reading What It’s REALLY Like Being in a Long Distance Relationship

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haikus

love the ocean never refuses to kiss the shore despite the distance smiling at the sun the moon blows a kiss and says thank you for the light sunflowers know they are nothing without the sun when it comes, they rise   empowerment true equality has yet to live outside of legal documents little young black boys don’t deserve to be afraid of cops down … Continue reading haikus

Dream Variations by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was a writer, playwright, activist, and poet during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s. The Harlem Renaissance is described as being a period in which African Americans expressed their pride for their culture and life through different forms of art. Hughes wrote many poems about black struggles during his time and many of his poems had a jazz or black folk rhythm to … Continue reading Dream Variations by Langston Hughes

yet

I’ve always been an “it’s a sign” type of girl I made everything a sign whether it be finding a penny on the street, seeing a motivational sign at a coffee shop, or meeting you, I always took it as a sign. You see, I believe in fate. Everything happens exactly when it happens for a reason. It was all a part of this plan … Continue reading yet

2018 Phoenix Women’s March

Yesterday I attended the 2nd Annual Women’s March in Phoenix, Arizona. I got there around 9 a.m. so there were plenty of people there already. Everywhere I looked someone was holding an awesome sign displaying a creative call-to-action. Before the march began, my mom, aunt, sister and I walked around to the different booths with signs and buttons. I bought a couple of buttons and … Continue reading 2018 Phoenix Women’s March

Friends With Memories I’ll Never Forget

At school one day I was hanging out with my friends and decided to take some pictures of them. I love these photos because it reminds me of all the great people I have around me that I’ve definitely made some amazing memories with! I am so glad to have all these people in my life! I’ll never forget the memories I have made with … Continue reading Friends With Memories I’ll Never Forget

She’s Dating the Gangster I

do you believe in the saying, “right person wrong time”? a friend of mine told me a story of how her grandparents dated in high school broke up, hated each other, and never spoke again but 13 years later, they met again at a movie theatre fell in love, and created something beautiful I used to believe that if it was the right person then … Continue reading She’s Dating the Gangster I

R&B

you played me to your favorite frank ocean song killed my softly to dvsn destroyed my soul to post malone i can’t listen to H.E.R. anymore because all that I can think about is “her” how i’m never going to be “her” you said that being with me was the happiest you’ve been so why did you throw it all away? we shouldn’t have tried … Continue reading R&B

5W1H

I have so many questions. Who: Who do you think you are? Who do you think I am? For you to plant sunflowers in me, only to rip them at their roots from the garden in my heart. What: What crazy thoughts were going through your head? What made you think that you could destroy me without destroying yourself? The one place you sought refuge … Continue reading 5W1H

Repeat After Me

Repeat after me: You miss the feeling of being in love Giving your everything to someone unconditionally Because they meant that much to you You patiently wait for his attention, a text, a call, anything. But while you’re up late at night worrying about him, not once, do you cross his mind. Repeat after me: You deserve so much more than staying up each night, … Continue reading Repeat After Me

DIY Beauty Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Let’s be honest, taking care of your skin doesn’t usually come cheap. That’s why I’ve created a list of some of the best DIY skincare products to suit all of your needs because who doesn’t love having glowing skin AND saving money? 1. Coconut Vanilla Lip Scrub: Ingredients: 1/2 Cup of Coconut Oil 1 Cup of White Sugar 10 – 15 Drops of Vanilla Essential … Continue reading DIY Beauty Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

50 Beauty Tips EVERYONE Should Know!

Ever wondered how to wake up with that Rihanna-like glow about you in the morning? Yeah, us too. We do however happen to have a stash of pretty nifty low maintenance beauty tips. What’s even better? Everyone can use these tricks! So go forth my friends and shine bright like a diamond.   1. Wash your face every day!!! 2. Make sure you’re drinking enough water, … Continue reading 50 Beauty Tips EVERYONE Should Know!

she really thought you loved her. look at what your love has become.

she really thought you loved her.  look at what your love has become.   she fell for you you let her believe that the words spewing out of your poisoned lips were love. days and nights spent writing writing furiously about your so called “love” which drove her crazy she was damaged. you came into her life at the perfect time she needed someone. someone … Continue reading she really thought you loved her. look at what your love has become.

2 AM

Endless summer nights, cruising through the empty streets Peacefulness fills the air as time passes by slowly Sinking in that I’ll only be your 2 AM calls He needs someone to talk to That’s me When will you be my 2 AM calls? Thinking about how things would be different if I was the one Sleepless nights, bloodshot eyes The face that’s becoming unfamiliar, who … Continue reading 2 AM

SweetSexySavage In Hawai’i

“Any representation of love, it becomes what our definition of love is…” – Kehlani Singer-songwriter Kehlani Parrish kicks off her SweetSexySavage tour in Honolulu, Hawai’i. The ethereal beauty poured her heart and soul into this album. Kehlani demonstrated the meaning of love and life through her words of music. The way she projected her voice shows how she can easily interact with the audience. In … Continue reading SweetSexySavage In Hawai’i