My Story & Inspiration I wrote this poem in 2016. I'll keep in hot with ya'll. I was freshly on my own, living on my own for the first time, and unravelling from a break up. This poem was written in two writing sessions to commemorate and celebrate myself, my power, and my essence, as … Continue reading O(G): An Original Poem
"Babe, I'm hungry." "It doesn't matter where we go, as long as I get something to eat." I say to my Shnuggah as we cross southern borders into Sanford, Florida. At this point, my anti chain food spots normally, but I'm hungry af now self, says "(insert any normal chain restaurant near Target) looks bomb. … Continue reading Shantell’s Just Until, HERoes, & My New Direction
the road to becoming is not easy, but it is clear. it is underneath layers of tears to cleanse, skin to shed, budding habits, and the waving leaves it works to develop new rings. i see her in my throat. Every now and again, she speaks--when confidence defeats. She is delight and a treat and … Continue reading Becoming Me
Sometimes you have to pull back layers to get to the core un-bandage the wound to treat the sore strengthen those wings, so you can soar dive deeply so you can touch the ocean's floor quiet yourself, so you can listen sit still, so you can read breathe in, so you can receive take a … Continue reading On learning to control the fire
Nonetheless these past few weeks, I have learned two very important lessons. 1. Staying focused on God will neutralize waves, and 2. When the creator is pleased with you, supernatural doors will open in your honor.