Wednesday

It was a Wednesday. Hump day. Hmph day, if you ask me. It was a Wednesday. As ordinary a Wednesday as has ever been, when he walked into my life. He said something nice and, feeling charitable, I replied. It was a Wednesday and I wasn’t expecting anything. Certainly not to meet the love of …

LIFE

I could never write about this without first saying that I never want to be in the position to make such a choice, but if I am, I hope that I make the decision in line with my beliefs. A lifetime of mistakes has taught me that I do not always hold true to what …

Baby

I don’t need to hear you call me ‘Baby’ in the first conversation. You’re good at that. You’re good at turning interest into desire in minutes and you’re good at convincing me that desire will turn into love. In fact, you’re good at telling me you love me. You’re good at brewing a storm of …

Sermons & Sexuality

My mother is a compassionate, loving, caring woman who adores her family. She is also a  Christian. My father is an atheist who is successful, fun loving and amazingly caring, with very high moral and academic expectations. My parents divorced when I was very young. Despite popular belief, this is not why I am gay. …

Angry (Black) Woman

A man I know told me that he saw anger in my writing and ever since then I have been angry. I am in the midst of awakening the woman I have always been. She is angry. She is angry at the society that taught her to reach for anything and achieve everything, but judges …