Category: Love and Family

Shame & Remorse

The memories of a shameless lost that left a black eye and the remorseful pain that was felt is all I have which allow me to look back, discover the growth and remember a time I cherished the most. Sometimes, playing it smart may be the end of a new beginning before it starts.  Shame & Remorse

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Dirty Glasses

When the glass is half full while others view it’s as being half full empty. Blurred vision clouds the sight during the day and often at night.  Walk with me… Dirty Glasses When the universe chooses you and you place on the magic glasses there are rules that come with it.  You can never take

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Her Hostage List

What is this foolishness? Her Hostage List Friday’s fallout Created an eviction notice Due to a argument that went south Closing of the Candy Shop Sweet tooth decay Enforced with a padlock In search of a new tenant starting in May – “Room 4 Rent” Locks changed Hostage list discovered List of demands The knock on the

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Be The Change

Life begins when one steps outside of our comfort zone. Be The Change   Accept the present Never forget Forgive the past Take responsibility Make an impression that will last Nothing stands still Life’s a continuous motion A cycle full with reward Touch someone and make a difference That’s truly paying it forward Be the

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The Man I Never Was

When another man fills your shoes… The Man I Never Was The definition of manhood escaped me The spirit of her word never touched thee Too many women to mention or to name Far too much to remember without having some sort of shame All the pain that I’ve caused Could’ve been prevented Big head,

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A Moment Of Pain…

A moment of pain is a lifetime of glory.  A Moment Of Pain Brutha didn’t realize the impact of this quote until he thought about what it took to lose the 60lbs that was needed. This may have saved and extended his life.  It also allowed a light bulb to register, which symbolized the pain and the

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The Meaning Of Life…

The Meaning Of Life The meaning of life is to discover your gift. The purpose of life is to never keep it to yourself but to share your gift with the world.  Your life should be filled with meaning and full of purpose which serves as inspiration for all that witness your blessing.  Those that

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A Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? by Langston Hughes Can

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The Winner Is…

 So what my lips are like soup coolers.  They get the job done.  I haven’t any complaints either. Hey, I’m a good guy and far from being a dog of a man on any level.  Life is complicated enough don’t you think?  The Winner Is… I just like to have my options open before making the wrong decision.  I don’t

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Vanilla Bean Queen

When the clock has been turned back and the roles are reversed. When the older Brutha from Harlem pays it forward while being seduced by a young Georgia Peach, which led him to fall in love with a young “Vanilla Bean Queen” during his noble attempt to see her graduate from college and attend Med

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Malaysian Thai Stick: Lil Bit

When I first laid eyes on Honey Sweet she threw my whole game plan off; my swag was defiantly thrown for a loop.  Nahmean!  I had to collect myself and check my breath to make sure it wasn’t stinkin.  I’ll admit I was shook, no lie word to the mutha, on my left lazy eye.   Chocolates From

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Azealia Banks: Real Recognize Reel

Azealia Banks: Real Talk Passionate Thought.  Analyze Azealia’s outlook on troubling and disturbing issues such as Industry Politics, Music, Cultural Smudging and a acquired Harlem state of mind, taste. Truly, a Harlem Café treat. Below is HarlemATL’s take on portions of her interview which barely gives her the credit and the respect to the depth she deserves as a conscious Harlem Queen whom

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