Continue reading “Non-Perishable: Tobi Lou Album Review”
Anderson Paak is one of my top 3 favorite music artists. The list goes something like this:
A poem, 11/5/19
Time to fall backContinue reading “Daylight Savings”
A free verse poem, or something like that
Originally written 10/19/19Continue reading “Dear Anxiety…”
A fever dream of a classic. Invisible Man, though fiction, addresses race in a very real and evergreen way.
Invisible Man follows the trials and tribulations of an unnamed protagonist. He’s a Black man ousted from his Southern HBCU campus to the streets of Harlem, New York. It opens in his present adulthood living in a basement filled with lightbulbs before flashing heavily back to his adolescence and young adulthood, searching for his identity.Continue reading ““Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison : Book Review”
Let me take you back to where it started, when I re-downloaded dating apps for the who-knows-what-number time. It seems so long ago. February 2020 was, QUITE LITERALLY, the beginning of a different time.
I was just scrolling through Twitter one night and laughing at dumb stuff, sharing some of it with my roommate through DMs as she swiped through Tinder. She sent me this guy’s profile who she was cracking up over because of his haircut and something in his profile. I was disappointed to realize I couldn’t see the account and laugh without a profile.
“I thought you had Tinder?” she asked when I told her I couldn’t see the link she sent.Continue reading “Contemporary “Love” and Online Dating: Pre-Panny Tales, Pt. I”
I was gonna ask who wants to be
My boo on V-day
But I knew who would respond
And it wouldn’t be you
I said nothing
.Continue reading “And I Said”
Yay! I did it!
On Sunday, Jan 30 (which was 9 days ago), I FINALLY got to post an NFT and officially become an NFT artist! It took some help, though, from one of the NFT pros in the spaces I frequented. See, that’s the value of asking questions when you’re unsure of your process.Continue reading “Rae’s Violet Art Trips: First Minted NFT!”
Hey y’all. It’s been minute.
OK, it’s been a month, but it’s felt OH so much longer. Life has not slowed down in this hemisphere, but I’ll go into that later. I’ve missed blogging on this side of the pond… the personal, full control, my feelings side of the pond. Not full on professional, strictly for work writing. Yeah, you get the gist.Continue reading “Rae’s Violet Work Life: Work breaks, self-doubt & Twitter spaces”