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The Kiss That Mattered…

The Kiss That Mattered I feel like I am lost with no bearings and no compass I keep crashing into things, like a ship lost at sea I have never been this lost before The pain is gone The longing is gone But what remains is worse than both those feelings An emptiness...

I AM…

I Am That I Am – God   I AM…  I am Phoebe I am Afrikan I am Pan Afrikan I am a free spirit I am an empath I am an ENFP I am an introverted extrovert I am an Aquarius with Pisces traits I am a Negotiator and an Explorer   I am a lover of love I am emotionally...

Dear Non-Black Friend

“I love my hair because it’s a reflection of my soul. It’s dense, it’s kinky, it’s soft, it’s textured, it’s difficult, it’s easy and it’s fun. That’s why I love my hair.” -Tracee Ellis Ross I wrote the article below two years ago when I first started a natural hair...

Distractions…

“You have all these  goals and plans and then a shiny object comes along and you get distracted ” – Claris Arubo About a week ago, I was jogging with a friend. Ok I lie, maybe we were not jogging, we were walking with the intention of jogging but...

If I could turn the pages of your book…

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it – Rumi For the man I tried to love I asked you if I could turn the pages of your book and read every word ever written inside. You...

I forget the rest…

Before you ever fall for a man, you must first witness him prepare a place for you to land – Mike Reid ( Instagram: @justmike) I wrote the poem below recently about someone I fell for. There was no romantic relationship, but there was a relationship. My feelings...

It’s Been a Minute…

I haven’t been blogging for a minute… There have been a few reasons for this. Since the last time I posted something, I moved from Canberra to Melbourne. A lot of procrastination ensued. I had writer’s block. I just had a general block in relation to all...

Meraki Collection – Reviews

My new collection, Meraki, was launched at Fashfest on 13 May. I was very excited and proud to launch this collection after months upon months working on it. After all the challenges, last minute dramas and backstage excitement, the night went smoothly and I felt as...