Get A Hobby: Reflections on a Transformative Year

“I am proud of the woman I am today, because I went through one hell of a time becoming her.” Last year, I spent half of my birthday crying and the other half trying not to cry. I was five months into my grief journey, hopeless and depressed. I remember thinking, “Who cares? We're all going to … Continue reading Get A Hobby: Reflections on a Transformative Year


Speaking To Those Who Grieve

Originally published March 16, 2017 on Blavity But don't let my glad expression Give you the wrong impression Really I'm sad, oh I'm sadder than sad You're gone and I'm hurting so bad —Smokey Robinson Within my social circles, I know two other millennial women who have dealt with the loss of a romantic partner. … Continue reading Speaking To Those Who Grieve


I am a black woman music of my song Some sweet arpeggio of tears is written in minor key And I can be heard humming in the night Can be heard Humming In the night I saw my mate leap screaming to the sea And i/with these hands/cupped the life-breath From my issue I the … Continue reading Reba…