Feel Fierce | Visual Poetry

Release By Nessla1 feat Murjoni

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 […]

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Family | Feel Fierce | Identity | Politics

Sunshine the Conservative Mom

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 […]

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Current~ish | Family | For the Culture

The Blended TRUTH

I know Will and Jada & Swiss and Alicia, have y’all thinking that being a blended family means that you are having Thanksgiving dinners together and traveling to exotic locations as a collective.  But unfortunately, that’s not the truth for most blended family situations. Don’t get me wrong that would be nice, but the truth […]

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Feel Fierce | Identity

Nessla1 — The Survivor

“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” Nickolas Tesla Herstun asked me to tell you about myself. The infamous tell me about yourself question — the make or break that can solidify […]

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Identity | Politics

The Power of Resiliency

The Power of Resiliency Being resilient can take you an extremely long way! Resilient is defined as being able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. The familiar adage “never let them see you sweat” truly comes into play during moments of resiliency. You never know who looks up to you or generates the […]

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