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W.E.B DuBois

growing up biracial✨ it was at this moment where i began to struggle with self-identity. am i white/black enough? why couldn’t i be both? as an adolescent, people’s comments would frustrate me and i would unconsciously do things to appease them. i just wanted to be like everyone else-i never wanted to be treated differently.… Continue reading W.E.B DuBois

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jan-feb 2018 mini-book haul

As of my 2018 poetry book purchases, I bought these two little beauties ❤ -Depression and Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim -2 Fish by Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo   I am so excited to read these books! I remember watching Sabrina Benaim preform "Explain Depression to my Mother" and I was immediately hooked. Not… Continue reading jan-feb 2018 mini-book haul

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Poetry Books 2017

Hello there! I was reorganizing my bookshelves and I noticed how many poetry books i've bought this year! (I let my one friend borrow salt by Nayyirah Waheed) Money well spent!$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ This is a lovely collection of books that have both helped me heal and inspire me. Here are the name and titles–Definitely check them… Continue reading Poetry Books 2017

Personal Posts, Poetry

Book Haul- June 2017

I think I overdid it this time! (Let's not talk about the books I bought on my Kindle....haha) TREAT YOURSELFFFFFFF PEOPLE!!!!!!! ❤ I blame the new Amazon Books store at my mall. Amazon Prime members get a discount. Woohoooooo!   Poetry time!     As of lately, I have really gotten into poetry and I… Continue reading Book Haul- June 2017

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Mental Health Monday

Hello there! This Monday, I decided to go out and enjoy my own company. Sometimes, I forget how important it is to get to know myself and maintain my mental health. I really love to exercise so I thought hiking would be the best way to relieve some stress. Lately, I have been suffering from… Continue reading Mental Health Monday