3 Life Lessons I Learned via my Laptop Crashing


If you’re anything like me, your laptop/computer is like a lifeline. As a writer, I’ve become accustomed to depending on it as a means of an emotional release—therapy in a sense. It’s my escape from the normalcies of everyday life. Over the years it has become more than that. It […]

My Top 4 Writing Inspirations


I. Music Suffering from writer’s block? Some good music usually has me moonwalking back to my laptop!!! via GIPHY II. Reading Reading books usually gets my creative juices flowing. Downside: it takes time away from the wife!!! via GIPHY III. Life Experiences It’s nothing like having a shitty day and […]

The Less Fortunate: (Short Story)

The calmness of the early morning atmosphere is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Trees sing and leaves dance—Mother Nature watches. She sets the tone for the day—we watch her. As the moon fades, she embraces the dawn of a new day—a rebirth—something that many of us living are in search […]

Review: LATIBAH Theatre Ensemble’s ‘Dialogue with my Soul’ is “refreshing” and “dynamic”.

Latibah- Dialogue with Soul

This past Sunday marked the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. I recently had the distinct pleasure of seeing the LATIBAH Theatre Ensemble’s performance, Dialogue with my Soul…the Gathering (Women of Malcolm X). Kamit Natural Foods was the perfect venue as it reinforced one of Malcolm’s primary objectives: […]

Experience Life Through Writing: I sit patiently…

Train 301

Six, Seven, Eight—I count as each fallen leaf flutters only to wither and die. The wind is silent. The sun is falling. I sit patiently. I anticipate the slight rumbling underfoot—earthquake like. My cup dances atop the table. Window’s sings with vibrations. Pictures shake. Glasses rattle. Coins roll. Hands are […]