Part 3 and the epic ending of Mai Stiles prom debacle. Come read how she handles the stress of tux shopping, transportation, and teenage expectations.
Culture shock Imagine growing up faster than you wanted to, but also only seeing the world from one side. The lenses were not rosetinted I knew the world was not rainbows and sunshine. It was the color of confusion. Having feelings that religion told me I would go to hell for, And those who judge … Continue reading Culture Shock – Verse 3 – Becoming Aamir Ali
Prayer ends with -- Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah -- to the left and right. [May Peace and Mercy of Allah be upon you.] My peace is found in prayer.... On June 26, 2017, I was sitting in my car waiting to check-in for my appointment. Today, I will be receiving my first testosterone shot. So excited. … Continue reading Finding My Peace — Verse 4 — Becoming Aamir Ali
Hey loves! Welcome back. Thank you for showing love on my last article. I will be here every other Wednesday to give you some awesome reads (figuratively and literally 😀) about whatever pops into my mind and affects my feelings. Ooh Lord, all the feels. 🤣 But, on a serious note, I think it's dope … Continue reading can a sista have it all… you know, the fairytale?
A poem releasing my resentment and my anger towards both my parents, but primarily my mother! A poem of forgiveness so that I can continue to elevate on my journey and in my truth. From the beginning, my childhood was cut short… Innocence stripped away young, like leaves burning on a tree, It was, as … Continue reading Release By Nessla1 feat Murjoni
Layla. Smh. If you recall, we had quite a time getting the dress. Well, to add to the drama -- She had her dress but no date. The dress. Which is fine, I wanted her night to be special and she certainly did not need a date in order for her to have a good … Continue reading Mai Stiles Takes on Prom — Pt 2. The Promposal
Welcome back to a special interlude episode of 101.5 Wilde thoughts exclusively here on Herstun FM Readio. Once again, welcome to my mind. Companion Tracks - War Cry - Queen Naija & Revolution by Kirk Franklin Another experiment in my fractured thought. I love music. A lot of things I write are wound up in … Continue reading Meet the Curator. Tape A. Interlude. — My War Cry — feat. Queen Naija, Kirk Franklin, Zora Neale Hurston, & Ralph Ellison w/ a lil’ bit of Nikki Giovanni, Kobe Bryant, Freud, Marx, Amiri Baraka, 2chainz, & alexandrajay
Who am I? Hello, I’m Sunshine and I am many, many things. I’m a 29-year-old mother of three, divorcee, Christian, Army Veteran, Stay-at-Home Mom… oh, and a registered Republican. Intrigued yet? Like many of my peers, I was raised by a single mother in sunny Orlando, Florida. Sure, Florida is definitely South if you’re looking … Continue reading Sunshine the Conservative Mom
I am the Happy (Mom) Madhatter. I am a follower of Christ, wife, mother, counselor, DIY'er, thrifter, low-key feminist, and humor-enthusiast! A mouthful to digest, huh? That should help explain the name. Sometimes life can get a little mad, and I just put my hat and step on through it. I am already a writer … Continue reading Spring Tip For Growth: Pull the Weeds of Perfection and Water Your Flaws By Happy Madhatter feat. Julia S. Powell Art
And as I stood there, with my cheeks stricken with tears and lips swollen shut, I stared at the reflection of myself, no longer recognizing who I was. Not only was my lip split in half, but there also was a hole big enough to stick my tongue through. My eyes were filled with pain … Continue reading Fatal Attraction by Nessla1 feat. Gank Pansuay