I have this way with men…

I admit Lord, I’m much too scared to make the leap. What I mean is, I give my heart away so easily. I’m not convinced men want that part of me. What is it… about my eyes, my hair, my skin that they think they need? To barely skim the surface before they leave… first… Continue reading I have this way with men…

Won’t You Love Me?

Please… mommy…Won’t you love me? I screamed. I begged. I cried. I brought home straight As. And I said NO to drugs. And I averted my eyes from guys. But the word, the truth of my mother’s sting pressed into my skin, hot iron on my soul. She said it everytime I stood up for… Continue reading Won’t You Love Me?