My First Yoga Class

My First Yoga Class Intrigued, I sat down in the third row next to one of the high school teacher, sitting just as transfixed and bewildered as I was. I asked her, “What are they doing?” To which she replied, “Yoga.” I thought to myself, “Oh, this is Yoga!” For years, I had gathered fragmented … More My First Yoga Class

“White” Nigger

You indoctrinated my people with mental shackles.Black Gastopos- keeping us in line. These sleeper cells say, wrong rhetoric wrong clothes wrong ambitions wrong culture  assimilate nigger who told you to do better who told you to think more who told you not to swallow whole portions of a shattered culture. Who taught you love? drown … More “White” Nigger

A Ghost

Sometimes I feel like a ghost, haunted by an unfilled past and trapped in the present. Using the roadmaps of today but taking the footsteps of yesterday. A reming ectoplasm encased in flash When I see how much has changed in the world, soul tells my vessel To remember… my soul tell my vessel remain … More A Ghost

How would I behave if society indoctrinated me to believe that I was nothing and a nobody; that this is how the world views me?

If I were taught not to value myself, I wouldn’t know how to value others. I would be angry and hurt because I was fighting an internal battle of self. I would inflict physical and emotional pain on to others as a misguided attempt to understand my own pain.  I would develop a complex seeking … More How would I behave if society indoctrinated me to believe that I was nothing and a nobody; that this is how the world views me?