The Vacation Of My Dreams
"This view is stunning,” He said. Sam's eyes focused on the edge of the cruise boat. I smiled and drank my lovely martini. We had been planning this cruise trip for a couple of months.
I took a deep breath. My therapist told me that breathing exercises would help me not want to smoke as much. I have been trying to quit, which has been a real struggle. As soon as I got in, I knew I would need a drink. Preferably the strongest tequila they have.
I lifted my eyelids and allowed tears to consume my face. I had to be the strong one for us. I had to keep going. I could not help but notice my dreams were as dark as my reality. My arm felt heavy from the internal battles in my sleep.
Outside The Window
My Mother's hair sprawled wildly. Eyes filled with pride as my Father ranted about changes coming our way. “Landers was beautiful, lively, and filled with financial opportunities for the Others. The Forgotten, what they call us, the less fortunate ones. We became complacent to a society that did not benefit us. The Forgotten were lost. Working underpaid jobs and barely paying their rent. Beaten down mentally, they, we, were losing". He paused harshly.
There is no better feeling than finding a story that I love. I enjoy getting lost in the failures and successes of others.
12 Million Dollars For Her Life.
I will never forget Breonna Taylor or Kenneth Walker. I live in an apartment with my boyfriend and as a Black Woman, I am scared. I am scared every time I hear an unexpected loud knock. I am scared that even though we have never committed a crime we could be murdered in our home by the people that are paid to protect us.
Death Of Elisa Lam
What happened to Elisa Lam? Lam’s tragic death is a phenomenon that had been explored massively by the internet. Detectives released suspicious footage in hopes of receiving assistance from the public. The Web sleuths ran like wildfire.
Life In Pride
It's okay to be mad It's okay to wonder why the world is like this. Our brains were made to question everything around us. Including our sexuality, gender, and whatever we don't feel comfortable with.