Misguided Intentions: Part 2


Graduation came and went so fast that if I would have sneezed, I would have missed it. I felt a tinge of envy because I didn’t make Valedictorian by 1/10 a point but that feeling was quickly wiped away the moment my name was called and I walked across the stage. I could see my…

Misguided Intentions: Part 1


Bob Marley was blasting through my speakers and I was going nearly 92 mph when I passed a state trooper sitting on the side of the road. Either he was going to pull me over or he wasn’t but either way I knew he’d clocked me by now so there was no point in slowing…

Mississippi Be Damned


And here is where i begin sounding strange, talking about things that doesn’t make any sense. Things I don’t understand and would side eye someone if they said to me. I just got back from Mississippi.  I think this is the third time ive been to the state but the feeling is the same. Something strange happens to me…

Positively Infected in Dothan, AL


Dothan, AL –  December 14, 2011 – Cre8ive Nsights, Inc. announce the showing of Positively Infected by playwright Nykieria Chaney, at Doug Tew Center Sunday, January 15, 2012. CDC estimates that more than one million people are living with HIV in the United States. One in five of those people living with HIV are unaware of their…

Be Quiet


There are times that I have thought of myself as an onion. Multiple layers for one to pull back yet no certain way to know how many layers remain. The art of allowing individuals in yet knowing that they still don’t truly know you. It is not a game, or a choice, just a way…