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Days Ago I Met the Sunrise

Days ago I met the sunrise He had dreadlocks and Carolina blue eyes It was as if my imagination was running from me again His intellect matched mine His words were like music Passionate and full of soul I was ready for whatever journey we were about to begin I explained to him that I’m an orange moon An orange moon Because I reflect the light of you According to Ms. E badu But even before then It feels like the universe asked mr Hathaway to write a song for you Days ago I hesitated Before we meditated Because sometimes I can’t control my hands I danced with ideas in my head That I’d get to play with your trumpet And you’d banish the other soul ties to distant lands Days ago I kissed silk Well not real silk It was just YOUR lips The sunrise and the moon kissed Some would call that an Eclipse Days ago I slept beside a king It was everything that I’ve dreamed You worshipped my body like royalty We danced to an intimate tune Then you made my body sing Days ago two worlds collided What the universe conspired For Facebook to be inspired by an add Days ago the sunrise met the moon When this woman met this man 11/7/17

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Woosah

The month of May is recognized as Mental Health Month since 1949. Growing up, the focus has always been placed on spiritual and physical health. A few years ago I became super interested in the state of my own mental health. I came to find that my mental health was the pillar that held my entire life together and needed […]

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Try Something New: Cigars

I’ve decided to start a new series for Pretty Dope Right called Try Something New. If you’ve been reading faithfully, you’ve noticed that I blog about a variety of things from album reviews, personal stories, interviews etc. I’m just all over the place most days. While many of the posts are interesting, I thought it’d be even cooler to share […]

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Giants

Spoiler alert. If you haven’t watched Giants, please stop here. If you claim to be a supporter of Issa Rae and haven’t seen it, I’m disappointed in you but still, stop here, go watch and donate. Giants is a YouTube series created by James Bland, that follows a group of friends that are dealing with life’s pressures. The show is set in Los Angeles, California. The characters include Malachi, Journee and Ade. Malachi is a 29 year old black male struggling to pursue passions while trying to avoid a divine calling on his life that he hasn’t quite figured out yet. In Season 1, he finds himself becoming a male escort, getting evicted, moving in with his friend Ade and having the purpose of his dreams about running, drowning and being kidnapped revealed to him by a random stranger at the bus stop. Journee is a 29 year old black female suffering from manic depression which has taken complete control of her life. The depression has caused her to lose her job and even spend days in bed crying and vomiting. She and Malachi were sharing living spaces prior to the eviction. She then moves in with her sister but the depression forces her sister to put her out, sending her to crash with Malachi and Ade. Journee meets a guy on Tinder but the relationship doesn’t last long as he and his ex patch things up, sending her into a […]

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