Unfinished art

Unfinished art

Five years ago, we had a vision of a beach themed home in a warm gated community in the comfort of other families. We took strolls around, or my husband did as I collected different interior designs that would compliment both of our styles. Minimalism is his go-to and I love simplicity; warm white walls [...]

Torment

Torment

The choking smell of cigar and liquor tiptoes towards me at the main entrance of the house to warn me of his bad mood. The rot and musty smell in the kitchen confirms another hungry night. I fixate my eyes on the bedroom door and calculate how many steps I need to take to maintain [...]

His rebound

His rebound

I trudge along the city of the Haves and Have-Nots minding my steps, oblivious to my incoming calls. Shaded leaves create a concoction of yellow, orange and brown as my 'red' carpet, welcoming a gloomy soul drenched in sorrow. The darkness hides my bleary-eyed face with my eyes glazed with a glassy layer of tears. [...]

Life’s smog

Life’s smog

My eyes salvage on the gentle gaze between a bio-racial couple whispering giggles with their hands locked together, relaxed and indulging over some hot beverage. The slam of the cash machine at the counter has me transfixed to the long legged butter coated waitress dressed in black taking orders with all efficiency ignoring the hungry [...]

Graceful

Graceful

I stood between Mahogany doors of the Church tower en route to the altar  marveled by the pew floral bows that blended with the floral petals lining the aisle. I was dressed in a white off-the-shoulder laced wedding gown that coned my upper body to the waist perfectly and let loose at the bottom caressing [...]

Frozen time

Frozen time

The stars here are different from there. The hardest part is always adopting to the different atmospheres. I have been stuck in this transition for years and both spheres have filled my cup. I shut down where joy finds me that night. On an early rise the beautiful sun visits my office desk dropping the [...]

Individuality

Individuality

For decades,  a heavy mist of imbalance has hovered over the relationship peak. A woman gets consumed by the man's domain effortlessly and loses her identity. It was called Being in Love. I call it the State of Oblivion. Walking down the hill, I track the footsteps of the ancestors and discover where the woman [...]