I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you...– Ernest Hemingway
checkthemyk asked: I noticed a post you put up of your mentee and a surprise she had...I want to tell you after listening to her work that you're doing a good job. Keep it up, lady!
There will not be a revolution without love poems.– Sonia Sanchez
Be as fast as the wind, silent as the forest, aggressive as the fire, enduring...– Sun Tzu
variationalbeings asked: I just read your piece on, Andrea Gibson. It was lovely.
The Reason(s) I Love Patricia Swayne
Everything below is an excerpt from her blog. Not only is it substantial, but it’s hilarious too. That girl. “I will not let the devil use me.” This is what I will say every time I get ready to wear somebody out, directly or indirectly. “I will not let the devil use me. I will not be a vessel for his work.” It’s hilariously real. Can you imagine? For every mean-spirited, hurtful, evil,...
I dont want to be with you forever by accident. I...
10 Ways to Love Others →
Some guidelines for loving: 1. Tell them about their brilliance. They likely can’t see it and they don’t know its immensity, but you can see it, and you can illuminate it for them. 2. Be authentic, and give others the gift of the real you and a real relationship. Ask your real questions. Share your real beliefs. Go for your real dreams. Tell your truth. 3. Don’t confuse “authenticity” with...
I started writing a poem yesterday. Wanna read it? →
Don’t forget his struggle. You aren’t the only one in this relationship that should be made to feel special. He’s your King. Buff his crown. Sit at his throne. Remind him of his rank with you, often.
Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve...– Anonymous
My book wish list: If anyone was wondering... →
'A Different World'
Dwayne: What kind of husband do you want, Whitley?
Whitley: What kind do you think?
Whitley: I would like a man who is educated, enterprising, and ambitious.
Dwayne: So you wouldnt mind if he was poor?
Whitley: That type of man is never poor…
Dream Hampton: He’ll be cross if he sees I have... →
dreamhampton1: He’ll be cross if he sees I have been crying. They don’t like you to cry. He doesn’t cry. I wish to God I could make him cry. I wish I could make him cry and tread the floor and feel his heart heavy and big and festering in him. I wish I could hurt him like hell. He doesn’t wish that about me. I don’t think he even knows how he makes me feel. I wish he could know, without my...
I’m not gonna sit around and waste my precious divine energy trying to explain...– Esperanza Spalding
I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there...– Frida Kahlo
You are beautiful; but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.– Congolese Proverb
I'm a Writer. See? →
My (other) blog: Same source, more elaborate musings.