Me, Too. #MeToo

#MeToo

Say Lil Momma’…..#TristaDaniell #FreeWrite

Somebody just "say lil mamma"d me across a parking lot. Flailing his arms to get my attention. Yelling like a fool in distress. I walked on. I'm not a cat, I don't respond to cat calls. But....he persisted. "SAY LIL MAMMA" "SHAWTAY, YOU HEAR ME!" But I don't. I quicken my step. Refusing to accepting … Continue reading Say Lil Momma’…..#TristaDaniell #FreeWrite

Different Standards.

You out here flawed AF expecting perfection from everybody else. Hypocrite! -Trista Daniell @Trista.Daniell (IG) @EnTheosTR (T) http://www.TristaDaniell.com

the least of Them

Everyday, I read writers who write better than I or is it me? See.... I dare not profess to be the best at any craft I dare invest... But I AM a writer Though, maybe the least of them. -Trista Daniell

Beauty Standards #Poetry by #TristaDaniell

Beauty...should not come at a cost.

My Country, Tis of Thee [Side B]

When I was a little girl I learned the American classic, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee'" and I was taught (in the predominantly white schools) to sing it with "pride". I always thought it didn't seem right...so...today, i fixed it to better reflect my reality as a #BlackAmerican #woman My country*, 'tis of thee, [*rather, … Continue reading My Country, Tis of Thee [Side B]

I AM…Black Woman.

Melanin goddess Mother of the earth Kissed by the sun. I AM ... BLACK WOMAN... XXOO - Trista Daniell.

Peace

It doesn't matter how much you have, ...without peace, it's nothing. It doesn't matter how little you have, ...with peace, it's everything. Selah. -Trista Daniell

The Wanting

She wanted her  to open her mouth and say,  "I want you..." She wanted her... to confess her fantasies  and dwell in her desire... She wanted her to want her... as much as she did.  She wanted. ...and wanted. ...and wanted. But, it didn't matter. Because she knew all she'd ever get  was a platonic … Continue reading The Wanting

True Love…

So many  who believe they're in love are (in reality)  in really strong lust.  Love is about the other person. Lust is all about self. Know the difference.  -Trista Daniell  @Trista.Daniell (IG)  @EnTheosTR (T) http://www.TristaDaniell.com