Fertile Ground by Nykieria Chaney


  A book of love found and lost. Heartache and heartbreak. Dream chasing and disappointments. Ambition and resolve. Grandmother tales and life lessons. Tributes to those gone too soon and inspiration for those tired of trying to see through. One is instantly captivated by the various depictions of strength captured on the journey through Fertile…

Disten


From the moment I saw you it was like God sent me a piece of heaven Unearthed Sekmet’s tomb and put the ferocity of Nzingha in your eyes I was hypnotized as your words sent hieroglyphics across my skin We were more than kindred spirits Karmic connections crossed oceans and raised mountains The Dead Sea…

Women of Influence


At the Women’s Convention of 1851 Sojourner Truth gave her famous speech “Ain’t I A Woman” At one point, reminding those that said women were not equal to men because Christ wasn’t a woman, that Christ had indeed been birthed through a woman by God without the help of man Having seen her own children…

Have I Ever


I have fallen in love before Love in all its sweetness and golden after glows Been bathed in butterflies and goose bumps at the mere mention of her name Daydreamed hours away fantasizing what our life would be Brick house, porch swings, quiet hours reading, good food, and family I have planned vacations with the…

Pulse


49 as the square of 7 is the development of evolutionary stages and their degrees 4 contributing values of worthiness determination and passion while 9 represents endings and conclusions Finding the courage to defy all odds Racing towards truth, refusing to settle for skeleton closets Vibrant red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple Ending in…