Dear Momma – Happy Mother’s Day

Momma, The loftiest weight that I’ve born is to be worthy of the mantle. Of being your son. As I stand humbly, cloaked in the realization that I am you. Knowing that I am truly unworthy of what you have given me. Life – this air I breath. And if I fail as a writer […]

Anatomy of a Thug

The word “Thug”. A dog whistle of sorts. A word that has echoes of an uglier connotation. But – On the other hand. When I was growing up I found myself tarred and feathered with this label more times than I care to admit, but I took it with a grain of salt, initially. I’ll […]