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Essence #115

Her ankles in his grasp,
he spreads her wide, wider,
sinking in deep, deeper,
filling her with every possible inch
until he can no longer tell… 23 more words


Fair Skin Friday: Brightening Powders

When I first started watching YouTube and getting into makeup, banana powder was every where. Of course, I wanted to try the trend too, but there were NO shades that were light enough for me. 216 more words


Winds of Change

Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grassĀ  ~ John Steinbeck…

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Stuff Grady Says

Janet Jackson Reveals Struggle With Depression

Despite her youthful and effervescent appearance, Janet Jackson struggled with depression in her 30s. The Essence Festival headliner opened up about her bout with the mental illness to Essence Magazine, revealing details she’s never before shared. 341 more words


Are you the sperm or the egg?

How we perceive the world so differently can be fascinating.

Imagine yourself in the moment before sperm penetrated egg.

Do you perceive yourself as the egg or the sperm? 200 more words

Janet Jackson Reveals Battle With Depression

(SL) – Janet Jackson says she suffered an intense battle with depression. The pop superstar writes in the latest issue of “Essence” magazine that her depression was linked to a childhood inferiority complex and society’s racism and sexism. 59 more words


Essence #114

He longs to hear her
whispering softly in his ear,
telling him about herself
as she snuggles in close
wrapped in the safety
of his warm embrace. 21 more words