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Feeler of Feelings and Lover of Humanity. Founder of EDEN BodyWorks and PM in Tech. Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/jasminelawrence
Model: Jasmine Lawrence Photo Credit: Sree Sripathy

I am Black
I talk Black I walk Black
I read Black, I sing Black
I write Black, I watch Black
I had an account on Black Planet
I buy Black on Black Friday, shoooot every day
Gotta keep those Black-owned businesses in the Black

I cook Black, I eat…


Dear God of 2020
I thank you for this year
I thank you for the hearts you broke
For each and every tear

I thank you for the robots
The code in every build
I thank you for the lives you’ve saved
And every dream you’ve killed

I thank you…


Photo Credit @muse16creative

There’s a song in my heart
And I barely know the tune
But it wakes me from my sleep
Underneath a shining moon

There’s a song in my heart
That I’ve never heard before
It’s the anthem of my heart
Always wanting something more

And what will I seek?
This song…


A poem and a warning

Photo by Jessica Felicio on Unsplash

I hurt myself
Living my 20s in pursuit of romance
Creating memorable moments
Regardless of who was in them
Trying to find a wedding partner
To bring magic into this world with roses and perfume
It’s intoxicating

Scans are showing lumps
Burns, bruises, scars
The pursuit of…


Photo by Jessica Felicio on Unsplash

What if I don’t become the wife
Of the love of my life?
Should I spend my final days to mourn and grieve?

What exactly should I do
If the one day that I rue
Is the day I suddenly chose to leave?

And if a woman he may meet
Goes…


Photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash

I put on a dress that used to be too small
Admired my self all fit and tall
I took myself out on the town in this dress
Then left the restaurant a little stressed

I longed for a night that was all about me
A ‘ treat yo self’ night…

Jasmine Lawrence

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