I lived in Arizona the first eighteen years of my life. But three years ago I moved away to San Francisco. I never really paid attention until I moved away, but I was a terrible Arizonan, because I had never been to the Grand Canyon. Until last Thursday! I finally got to meet the Arizona… Continue reading Becoming an Arizonan… After Moving Away.
Heavenly wore a green thong on the stage each night. She loved the way it matched her eyes, gave her chocolate skin a glow, and signaled a green light for the men in the audience. But more importantly, she loved the way it matched her favorite thing–money, honey. And she made a lot of it.… Continue reading Dollar Bills.
He sat at the bar with his buddies, hovering over a watered-down shot of patron he’s been taking sips of all night. His friends were taking shot after shot after shot, but he was working on the same shot and bottle of beer all night. She didn’t like him to drink. She was supposed to… Continue reading Different Shades of Black.
INT: Dimly lit rundown bar. White guy: Nigger! Black guy: Cracker. White guy: Jungle bunny! Black guy: Hillbilly. White guy: Jigaboo! Black guy: Juggalo. White guy: Ape! Black guy: Peckerwood. White guy: Nig nog! Black guy: What are we even doing? White guy: You started it! Black guy: No, YOU started it when you… Continue reading A White Man and Black Man Walk into a Bar.
INT. Diner – Day Zika: Spirit, what is love? Spirit: (sings) what is love, baby don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me, no more. Zika: Spirit. Spirit: don’t hurt me, no mo- Zika: Spirit! Spirit: What?! Zika: I asked you a question. Spirit: What is the question? Zika: I said what is love? Spirit: (sings) what… Continue reading Haddaway.
I haven't been able to listen to Alicia Keys no matter how bad I want to, and no matter how much I love her. I have been a fan of her music for years, but she was ruined for me during Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco this year. It's not her make-up stance. I… Continue reading Why I Stopped Listening to Alicia Keys
I place one hand firmly around its figure, and the other around the top. I slowly twist on the top and the bottle throbs in my hand as it bubbles and foams up inside. It softly sizzles and whistles as suds start to crack and pop. I get the top off and foam… Continue reading Caffeine
I have never really been in love, only with writing. But, almost a year ago I found out the definition of love. Love is such a fluid word, that can mean different things for each individual, but I think all of our definitions of the four-letter word meet somewhere down the road. Anyways, when… Continue reading How I Found Love
Yesterday. Yesterday was not only St. Patrick's Day, yesterday was Justin Bieber's concert in San Jose for his Purpose World Tour. Yesterday was one of the best days of the year so far. I have been a Belieber since I was in eighth grade. Six years later, I am now twenty, and I still have… Continue reading My life has almost reached full completion.