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"Ciarra. Just sit your ass down and write." ... this is really how I be talking to myself. Cus I'm stubborn. And, apparently that soft shit don't work with me. You gotta get indignant. Yell a little...
Submitted on Sep 23, 2021
I called Al-Anon . In tears. Ugly, snotty, gasping for air type ass tears. The lady on the other end of the line was patient as I struggled to ask for where the meetings be at. Knowing good, damned...
Submitted on Apr 26, 2021
12 years, 10 months. Approximately 4,687.27 days. A few drug regimens. Stigmatizing traumas. A HIV- negative child. What feels like 1,000 and 1 doctor's appointments. 502 stabs to my left arm...
Submitted on Apr 15, 2021
I dunno. Yay February!?! These short 28 days of Black History! A time when the world tries to act like they actually give a damn about Black people.
Submitted on Feb 11, 2021
Awwwww shit. Here comes the uncomfortable feelings. The ones that come when I don't have a man by my side. I'm going to try to explain what I'm feeling, which is hard because I don't really believe...
Submitted on Dec 1, 2020
Do you know what I am going to do IF I HAVE TO ATTEND ONE MORE GOT DAMNED VIRTUAL MEETING?
Submitted on Oct 28, 2020
Can we just talk about The Well Project for a moment?
Submitted on Aug 20, 2020
You ever met somebody who had ALL the STDs? Welp, that would be me. Well, maybe not all of them. But I have enough. So you know about the HIV. Blah blah blah. But I wasn't so pressed to tell you...
Submitted on Feb 19, 2020
Never would I ever think that I would be the one telling the story from this side. But they told us never to say never anyways, so I guess that is where I first went wrong. The second misstep...
Submitted on Aug 29, 2019
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