Memories, Please Leave Before I Cry

I’m not an emotional person, so if I cry, it means I’m either in a lot of pain or something has hit me hard. Three years ago, when my then-boyfriend and I made the decision to move to Tennessee, leaving us 800+ miles away from family and friends, all I could do was cry. I missed my folks, brothers and friends simply because before I … Continue reading Memories, Please Leave Before I Cry

Push those thoughts out of mind, out of sight.

A group of us hung out last Friday night. He invited me out. I haven’t hung out with him in a while, so I figured I’d tag along to one of these “Meet-up” groups. Why not? There’s still something there. I don’t believe it’s technically romantic, but I feel it. He flirts with me mostly, but at times, I do flirt back. It’s all in fun. He … Continue reading Push those thoughts out of mind, out of sight.

My safety net– going to Temple University.

5:56 A.M. My alarm wakes me up to begin another long day in the Big Apple. I feel strange, weird, peculiar. The birds are chirping in this distinct way. I remembered the smells, tastes, atmosphere of those school mornings & music on my Ipod as I arrived at Temple University ready to attend class. Now, as I ride NJ Transit, I’m reminded of the mornings I … Continue reading My safety net– going to Temple University.