Torn Asunder

My brain and my body are estranged. My brain fears the passion interred within the body; It worries that the body will carry them both To a place where the brain does not want to go And keep it longer than it wants to stay. The body cannot forgive the brain For abandoning it When … More Torn Asunder

Me & Anger & Me

I am losing touch with my anger and our separation has been bittersweet. The disconnect is healthy, but our relationship was not all bad. Self-righteous anger is so delicious and in short bursts, it makes me come alive like nothing else can or will. When I’m exploding in a fit of rage, I feel like … More Me & Anger & Me

That’s What I Get for Lying to Myself: On Reaching the End of My Love for Kanye

I watched HBO’s Confirmation, the Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill biopic about the days leading up to Justice Thomas’ appointment to the Supreme Court . I have to admit that I wasn’t too familiar with the particulars before watching. My senior year of college, my mentor invited me to a legal conference for women of … More That’s What I Get for Lying to Myself: On Reaching the End of My Love for Kanye