The Dangers of Rose Colored Glasses

Ask a teenager to clean the kitchen and they will tell you that they already cleaned the bathroom. Yeah the two have nothing to do with each other save that they are both rooms in a house.  Cleaning the bathroom doesn’t mean that your kitchen isn’t dirty. Likewise, filters do not hide the truth. People get cancer. Racism exists. Injustice is an actual thing. Children are sold for sex. Harsh, ugly truths. The stench of it is filter proof.

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Live, love, and learn

Out of sight is not out of mind. Not in the case of you and me anyway. I think about you literally every day. I knew that I should reach out, but I just couldn’t. I want you to know that I’m ok and my absence has nothing to do with you. It’s all about…

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Good Intentions: The Eye of The Beholder

Many times, we start things with the best intentions. We want to help others. We want to provide for our families. We want to have a little fun. Sometimes what comes next prevents others from seeing our initial good intentions. The eye of the beholder We all know that different people see things differently. That’s…

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Choice over fate

If I Ever would have thought That this is A matter for my heart I would Abandon all the cause Stop there I’m gonna needa pause Do you Even understand Why I Choose to love one man It ain’t ordained In my brain That way Puttin on Like a costume Juggling dudes That you consume…

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Doses of Lovin’

Young kisses on an old neck Ageless lustiness warms the skin Motions rolling through arthritic joints Quiver through all 50 shades Gray hair volume tangled, matted Smooth skin yields folds to the moans Weathered spots dampen the luminous glow Ignoring new growths and moles Life lovers tend biannually to the webs A lifetime in seven…

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Parents need good standards

We raised our children with rules to follow. Standards. Expectations of how they conducted themselves. Don’t lie (thieves lie so if you’ll lie you might steal). Don’t spit (it’s gross)! Don’t date until you’re sixteen (sons and daughters). Simple don’ts. I caught several of them in lies over their preteen and teen years. Things like…

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Gimme on the brain

“Gimme got his neck broke begging from his kinfolks” ~ My Uncle Tee (everytime I asked for candy money) Lil’ Miss. That’s my grandgirl and she is sweet as pie. No lie. I call her Lil’ Miss because she is very proper in her enunciations and very rational in her thoughts. She’s a wise little…

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