Monday Mantra

Doubt will not deflect my goals Fear will not force me to stop the pursuit of my journey My dream is in my reach I will be the person I wish to be

Fool’s Paradise

Chapter 2 Time soared by. Morning quickly morphed into the evening and Mallory finally wished the last patient ado. She swapped her lab coat for the brown blazer hanging on the coat rack in her office. The room in the back of the clinic shined under the radiant sun pouring into the windows behind the…

A Midweek Vacay

There were many places she needed to be But this was the one place she wanted to be Under vast sky basking in the hot summer sun She felt all the stresses of life slid down her collarbone With the sweat that percolated from her dermis She was in splendor Her bare feet submerged in…

Monday Mantra

Stare into the void and talk your shit. Words have more power than your present circumstance I’m a boss A slayer of doubts A maven of creation Every obstacle in my way will be temporary and I will shine like the star I am  

Fool’s Paradise

Chapter 1 Fridays were busy. They always were and this Friday was no different for Mallory Branton. She didn’t primp up or slip into her favorite pumps, it was a sneaker and pencil skirt kind of day. The waiting room of The Branton was full. Not a vacant seat in within its tan walls. Her…

Tactical Avoidance

“Do you have a problem with me?” She was shocked by the words that slipped from her mouth on the dreary morning day but she wasn’t surprised.   She couldn’t take the subtle glances every time she passed by this particular person in the hallway. It had been happening for the last twenty-nine days she’d been…

This Is Goodbye

He was her weakness Brown skinned kryptonite The one person whose lips could make her throw caution to the wind Whose touch had her acting out of character He knew the power he held Wielded his affection as a weapon Used his love as an anchor Keeping her close even though he had no ambition…

Monday Mindset

Though you don’t see it Or feel it Your hardwork is paying off The things you prayed for The blessing you hoped for Are working out. Just keep beliving and Keep holding on. Your time is coming. Photograph by: Erica Steeves

New Year. New Mindset.

2020 put us all through a lot. A pandemic. Civil unrest. A Presidential election and many more issues than there are letters in the alphabet. It all boiled over last year. Although, some of the effects of those issues still reside I’m trying to enter into this year with a positive mind. So, I’m doing…

Novel Thirst

One more page At the end of this chapter This period will be my stopping point They were all lies she told herself Tall tales her mind whispered when she remembered there was a task that required her attention But she had fell in too deep The plot had hypnotized her consciousness The characters had…