Wanna know the truth?

I’m tired of being fucking pregnant. I want my body back. I want to see my vagina. I want to…

She don’t listen

“Ciarra. Just sit your ass down and write.” … this is really how I be talking to myself. Cus I’m…

Baby mama

A lot of people disagree with this term. But I like to call shit how I see it. I don’t…

Foodie

Most of my life, I have had this really unhealthy relationship with food. I never thought of it as an…

Mid-term survivor

12 years, 10 months. Approximately 4,687.27 days. A few drug regimens. Stigmatizing traumas. A HIV- negative child. What feels like…

Helpless helper

I called Al-Anon. In tears. Ugly, snotty, gasping for air type ass tears. The lady on the other end of…

Custodial parent

Coparenting, for me, goes a little something like this … If there are 365 days in a year – I…

Who ain’t?

Guess who would be the first one in line for the HIV cure if it came out tomorrow. Fa sho.…

Somebody like me

Awwwww shit. Here comes the uncomfortable feelings. The ones that come when I don’t have a man by my side.…

Sista girl

Black women don’t like me. But I admire them. I mean, this is such a strong statement. But sometimes it…

Giving up

Sometimes I want to give up. And in my thoughts, it manifests in so many different ways. Do I like…