Dear Black Women …

There’s this thing women do … specifically black women. I hate it. We live in a world where the black woman is constantly mistreated. We are unheard. Abused. Considered the low of the low. And when we speak out about the injustices that we face, we are deemed angry, aggressive, unruly and (my favorite) ghetto/ratchet […]

withered.

She loved with all her might Gave him all her fight He didn’t appreciate her Abused and misused her Until finally her love for herself Surpassed her love for him Until finally her love for him Withered Away Into Thin Air He turns around and she isn’t there. xoxo Cielo. 2.

I write too …

For years, I would always write down my thoughts in a variety of journals. I mean anything from personal thoughts, to things happening daily, to poems and short stories. Yet, I was never brave enough to show anyone those writings and even more afraid to voice those thoughts and feelings. Needless to say, I kind […]