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Encounters in Blue

I was young and reckless. All my friends were. We shared a f**ck the police attitude but it never occurred to us to verbalize such angst directly towards them. There was a fear of being identified, arrested or even worse shot. We just wanted to be bad without consequence. The best way to achieve that … Continue reading Encounters in Blue

Meet Fonzie

The marketability of feline fodder is apparent with the recent movie premiere of Keanu; a comedic romp about a kitten who is dangerously coveted by gangbangers and rescued by comedy duo Key and Peele. This farce inspired my own tabby tale of mishaps and adventures. I have always been a cat lover. Hence my nickname … Continue reading Meet Fonzie

Black China

I’m Black in China. For some of my counterparts who share my skin tone, whether a darker or lighter hue, their experience is rife with difficulty. Chinese people stop and stare, gawk incredulously, sneakily snap pictures of you or boldly ask to pose beside you. Surely it can become tiresome defending your right to privacy … Continue reading Black China

SHOUT!

“I’m gonna tear down those walls,” he whispered and I wanted to shout. Cuz’ I’m tired of restrictions and oppressions beyond my control I want to be free to explode like a cannon’s ball. “I’m gonna to tear down those walls,” he nudged and I wanted to burst. When it’s rough more is done and … Continue reading SHOUT!