poetry

Love Tastes Like

Love tastes like a snowflake gently landing on soft lips. Like the kiss shared in the midst of a thunderstorm. Pineapple flavored tongues exploring every crevice. Love is the taste of two souls interweaving for the first time.

Wanderlust

Pip,pip. Cheerio!

My week in Londontown was amazing. First of all, my Mother was there -- to celebrate her birthday (and I'd like to think because she really missed her only daughter). Secondly, my Auntie D, Uncle E and Cousin S were extremely accommodating and hospitable. I couldn't have asked for a better time spent! It felt… Continue reading Pip,pip. Cheerio!

poetry

In Due Time

We asked: When will we be free? Massah responded by inflicting Wounds that shredded our backs. The first strike crackled loud enough to make the earth tremble. The next twelve paled in comparison. We no longer existed. In due time, we thought to console ourselves.   We asked: When will we be equal? They responded:… Continue reading In Due Time

Movies

Black Panther vs Society (non-review)

The burning question on my mind as I write this post is: what is the difference between people dressing up for Harry Potter/Star Wars movies versus people doing the same for Black Panther? It is no secret that Marvel's Black Panther has been one of the most anticipated movies this year. There is a lot of… Continue reading Black Panther vs Society (non-review)

poetry

Liar

I am a liar. I lie with a smile plastered on my face when the world is crumbling around me. I lie to ease the pain of strangers just to witness a glimpse of hope on their faces. I lie to erase the guilt of loved ones who neglect me during my dark times. I have… Continue reading Liar

Life

Welcome to Italy

I guess this technically should've been my first post. Similar to the way novels start in the middle of the story, this would've been the first chapter of my life. Before arriving to Italy, I was clueless at to what to expect. All I knew was that I wanted this new stage in my life… Continue reading Welcome to Italy