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Hell Ain’t Hotter

When I was forty-one, my brother, mom,  and I went on a birthday road trip. Our birthdays fall within two weeks of one another. We had gotten onto the highway: mom driving, the brother sprawled out in the back seat (as he does not… Continue Reading “Hell Ain’t Hotter”

Podcast Review: Menopause Whilst Black

I learned about Karen Arthur via Omisade’s Black Girls’ Guide to Menopause podcast. Once I heard her name, I added her on Instagram and began scrolling her posts with fervor. There was one post where she sounded off about how slanted the body mass… Continue Reading “Podcast Review: Menopause Whilst Black”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: Supplements

I loathe taking medications of any kind. It doesn’t matter what it’s for…I’m very skeptical of putting things in my body just because. With that said, menopause had my belly looking like a three-month pregnant woman, and that’s no bueno. It wasn’t until I… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: Supplements”

A Friend Asks How My Family Is Doing

A friend asks how my family is doing Family—I ponder the word, for if I had childrenI’d probably share their progress and accomplishmentsBut instead I try to make sense of the wordFor, what I hear is a question about the relationshipI have with my… Continue Reading “A Friend Asks How My Family Is Doing”

Photo Feature: Laine Nixon

Laine Nixon (born in 1970) is an abstract painter based in Sarasota, Florida. She had solo exhibitions at Gallery 221@HCC and Alfstad & Contemporary. Nixon’s work is in the collections of RBC and HCC. In 2017, she won the John Ringling Towers Fund fellowship and a… Continue Reading “Photo Feature: Laine Nixon”

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