As a teenager, I found endless energy for basketball. I remember spending countless days and evenings in hot gymnasiums with 10-12 other sweaty girls. We learned plays; we practiced motions, and we worked hard; then we slouched off, laughed and fought. Mostly, we played basketball. And some of us learned about life from some amazing […]
What does home mean? And what does it have to do with rising strong? It’s another edition of Meet the Curator.
Welcome back to the wacky stream-of-consciousness that is my thought process. Ha. I hope that you find your way to the end of this train and get ready to get lit with your favorite Herstun Writer! Get Lit: Texas Tales September has come and gone faster than I could have ever expected. Trying to juggle […]
Father’s Day 2019 is upon us. I originally wrote this about my entire family. I wanted to re-release it for Father’s Day because it tells so much of the story of me and my dad. In case you did not know, the Herstun Writer has officially moved (back) to Atlanta. It is mind blowing how […]
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 […]
So. I didn’t have my first twitter account until I was officially 31 years old or like, maybe two weeks before. I was pretty set in my Facebook box and my IG life. Threw some Snap in here and there. But when I decided to start writing a book my friend told me that I […]
Yeah, yeah this is my palace, champagne in my chalice.I got it all covered like a wedding bandWonderland, so my alias is Alice.1 [We gon’ start a motherfuckin’ pussy riot.Or we gon’ have to put ’em on a pussy diet.Look at that, I guarantee I got ’em quiet.Look at that, I guarantee they all inspired.] […]
A lot of people aren’t huge fans of rap music for understandable reasons. The exuberant baselines and harsh vocals can be deterring for some. However, some of those same people would swear by the poetry of Robert Frost or Nikki Giovanni. For this series I will choose the rappers that have songs that remind me […]