One of my desires is to have the legal system work for everyone, and free people that never needed to be locked up. Please consider donating to this initiative by … Continue reading The Innocence Project Still Works!
Beyoncé. It always leads back to Beyoncé! Now, I am not a card-carrying member of the Beyhive, put I do work there part-time. I have downloaded the new Renaissance album, … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-08/02/2022
Follow the feats of this linguistic acrobat across social media (IG/YT/TT: @blupoetres). On this side of the internet, I am staunchly pro-Black, pro-Black people, pro- ALL Black people, pro-education, and … Continue reading Blu Is Still A Freedom Color: We See You, Blupoetres!
So, Lisa Raye shot her shot for an entanglement at Will Smith. Man…just…what? Also–the WAKANDA FOREVER trailer dropped! And I have this question: What are y’all wearing to this premiere? … Continue reading Talk About It Tuesday-07/26/2022
My Big Sis Kelly tells me, “Be pleasant.” My mother tells me often that her fear for me was the consequences that come from my mouth…that my father gave me. … Continue reading Let Me Show You Where You Got Me Bent
This life is as beautiful as it is ruthless, Torches. One of my favorite characters in literature, Lestat, called the world ‘a savage garden’. I would agree. From such savagery, … Continue reading …No One Else Will.
Your life is always going to need windows, locks, and doors. You will need to be able to believe in your own power, dreams, skills, and ability to make your … Continue reading If You Don’t Believe In You First…
The hardest thing that I have done outside of burying my father at 17, and being divorced, is getting another best friend. I was afraid of having someone that close … Continue reading And When They Breeched The Wall (Part 2)
Sometimes, Torches, we let the wrong people in. But the thing is at the time, we don’t know that they are the wrong people! At the time, we believe that … Continue reading And When They Breeched The Wall (Part 1)
There is a power in knowing who you are and what you want–and protecting that. Let me go on record on saying this: it is okay if the people you … Continue reading Be Your Own Keeper