My First Day…

Nothing ever prepares you for getting laid off. No matter how strong and sturdy you think you are, the news does catch you off guard; hitting you on the head like a half ton brick off the wall of Jericho. You go through a whole palette of emotions and too many thoughts race through your … Continue reading My First Day…

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Masks…

Recently, I found myself listening to Future’s song; Mask Off (Yeah! I know). And despite the fact that I could not understand squat in the song in terms of lyrics, with the exception of the phrase ‘mask off’, something about the title really got to me. As I sat there, I began to think about … Continue reading Masks…

Eden…

I can still smell him on me; like a stain on a white garment that refuses to go away. No matter how much you scrub and wash, there is always that lingering mark, that stain that glares at you; mocking you with its defiance and laughing at the inefficiency of your choice weapons. The more … Continue reading Eden…

Lachrymose…

I am not who I used to be. I’m different. I’m changed. I’m sorry. I cannot begin to imagine how many times you have heard me say this. For even more have used it before me. Many have used it to win back lost love or to disqualify prior conceptions about their character. We have … Continue reading Lachrymose…