Writer’s Block, Train Rides, and Love Poems

When I first started this blog, I was trying to work through a break up. It was my remedy for heart break, my cure for loneliness, and the perfect outlet to release the thoughts that consumed me. I talked about love, forgiveness, and my realities. Everything I wrote was raw, authentic, and genuine. Over time it’s grown into something different. It’s been a space for … Continue reading Writer’s Block, Train Rides, and Love Poems

Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 3

One month prior to arriving to Bangkok, Thailand’s king passed away. The news spread to people travelling, and it was paired with guidelines for respecting the time of mourning. He passed away on October 13, and the official time of mourning was until November 13. We arrived November 14. It was one day after the mourning period ended and about a week shy of Donald … Continue reading Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 3

Black Girls in Bangkok – Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 2

As chance would have it, the day that I arrived in Bangkok was my 27th birthday. After a busy past couple of months working, I needed a vacation and the timing was perfect. Not only was my goal to start off my birthday with a trip, I wanted to have a good time. For me, that means going out, being random, libations, and exploring. Twerkin’ … Continue reading Black Girls in Bangkok – Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 2

Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 1

Confession: Up until last week I had never been out of the country. Well, except Canada, and if you’re from Detroit that doesn’t count. So, when I was approached with the opportunity to go to Bangkok for a week I had to say yes. My yes was followed up with a ticket purchase. After purchasing my ticket, I was bursting with excitement until I realized that … Continue reading Black Girls in Bangkok: Taxis, Twerkin’, & Temples – Part 1