My Recent Blog Ramblings


I am Legion (a personal Essay)

Legion, however, is my cheerleader. My only believer. My pilot light. My muse. My best quality. It is reliant, unshakable and stubborn.

Sharing an entry from my journal. The prompt was: “One of my greatest qualities is [quality]. How did this quality come about.”


“Because…The Neighborhood.”

Why would anyone want to come here? Not even the neighborhood’s inhabitants wanted to be here.

When your SES status and stereotypes makes you a social outcast.


Short Stories that Moved Me

Some Mathematicians remove pain, some of us deal in negative emotions, but we all fix the equation of a person.

-Leasley Nneka Arimah

Great stories come in all sizes, and these four didn’t disappoint: What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky, Kin, The Shadow in the Rose Garden, and To Room Nineteen.


My Protector

But here, in your arms, 

Surrounded by your warmth, I

Feel only your love. Only you.

A tanka about the protective powers of love.