What is FOMO? Simply put, it’s the acronym for Fear Of Missing Out. Some of us are especially prone to bouts of FOMO. Are you one of those people? I am.Continue reading “For the Love of FOMO”
I Called Him Temptation: Day 5
A short story by Rae
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Magenta Harris is a young, black woman looking for a date. At this point, anyone will do. Magenta’s boyfriend, Donellius, hasn’t taken her out on a date in months, and she’s tired of waiting. Magenta’s left feeling depressed and useless after trying to fit her desires into their relationship. Enter Tino, the one who may be the answer Magenta’s been looking for. Tino is bold, dominant, and kinda crazy, but he offers Magenta one thing—a date.
Magenta has to make a choice. Will Magenta and Donellius improve their relationship, or will she risk everything for a date with his polar opposite?Continue reading “I Called Him Temptation: Day 5”
A PoemContinue reading “Nappy”
Originally a Thanksgiving poem (kinda).Continue reading “Grateful”
Delete My Number
A poem about those unwanted, persistent texts when you give away your real number (like a dummy) to someone you just metContinue reading “Delete My Number”
Open Mic Anxiety!
It was a warm September night, and I was pacing under the white glow of towering street lamps trying to retain my liquid anxiety. I needed to pee. My heart was in my throat. I felt physically weak. I was about to do my very first open mic performance, and I was terrified.Continue reading “Open Mic Anxiety!”