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SHORT STORY: Let’s Hurt Together

“I heard love is pain… come on, let’s hurt together.” xXx Confusion spread across the little children’s faces as her teacher gasped “Sorry?” yet her answer wouldn’t change “I said, my daddy is a drunk. That’s what he does, he isn’t a Doctor like Akin’s daddy, he isn’t a lawyer, singer, pilot, or engineer no.…

SHORT STORY: Tiger Nuts

She broke the coconuts and watched them bleed into the ground. She never learned how to remove the water like she thought every woman should but she quickly picked up the splintered pieces and dashed back into the kitchen. Beau was coming home soon and she had to get his smoothie done. It was the only…

Don’t Call Me Basic, B*tch!

Have you ever been hated or discriminated against? I have! Remimah: Ermmm…this isn’t about Eminem, is it? Ramat: No. It isn’t. Remimah: Right. Eminem just comes to mind as I write this piece. So let’s get to it, right? Ladies, have you ever been called a ‘Basic Chick’? You all know ‘chick’ isn’t the term,…

What Counts As a Deal-breaker on a Date?

He came. We met. It ended. You say you love someone. You want to be with them. Establish a long lasting relationship. You guys have been talking for some time and now you want to meet. And you show up half-drunk. To say I was disappointed would be me making an understatement. Who does that?…

What Would Your Exes Say About You?

I was having a very mushy, loving, soaking-with-cheese conversation with my boyfriend one morning; the kind where we’re both being completely open about how we feel, our fears and worries, our insecurities e.t.c. We talked fondly about how we met and about when we each realized that we were in love with the other and…