A PoemContinue reading “Close Knit”
Ruby Book Review
Ephram could not help but think of Ruby. She entered him like a taste at the back of his throat—the memory of his mama’s peach cobbler.Ruby, Cynthia Bond. Book 3 Ch. 23.
Ruby by Cynthia Bond, a tale that, at most times, seamlessly weaves fiction and bits of non-fiction throughout most of the story. My daddy recommended this book to me and I later found out, after I finished the book, he had never read it!Continue reading “Ruby Book Review”
Benefits of Keeping a Journal
“It’s not a diary! It’s a journal — they’re different!” I used to say in response to questions about my journal. In a way, I’m right. It’s all about perspective.
There are different types of journal keeping, like bullet, dream, and travel journals. Some may even share a journal and exchange it each time they see each other, maybe building on a collaborative story.Continue reading “Benefits of Keeping a Journal”
Starting off, I am not LGBTQ, but I do support the self expression of all and having a space where you can be comfortable in your individuality. I say, let people love who they want to love!
I’ve always wanted to experience a PRIDE parade, but my mother didn’t know that. At least not until the day of the parade on September 16, 2018.Continue reading “PRIDE Parades”
Moving With the Change
by Taiwo Akorede
This month’s featured writer is my friend, Taiwo! Below you can read his article, Moving With the Change, and a bit more about him.
Taiwo Akorede, popularly know as TAAG, is from Lagos, Nigeria – a western part of Africa. He is a youth orientalist, societal enthusiast, motivational speaker, and a passionate writer with a compound philosophy of promoting intellectuals and reputable individuals unto honor that will suffice the development of resourceful leader for a better environment. Taiwo signifies to be a symbol of hope and an identity of motivation.
TAAG is the convener and founding president of “Foundation for Aspiring Youths in Ethical Leadership” (FYL). It is a non-profit making organization established in Nigeria in 2016 with the vision of creating a better generation of youths with sound leadership values and orientations. FYL has trained over 1,000 young people within a year.
He is an award winning motivational speaker; accomplished and energetic in impacting lives, and content development. He is a passionate volunteer with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. TAAG is the author of, “The Green Light.” He is a friendly and enthusiastic individual.
He is presently a Business major at North Lake College.
The Power of Silence
Falling soundlessly on the ground
Light and quiet
Loose and aimless
No worries, no pressure, no care