• I will strive to make you guys proud. I have always been below your expectations, but I am trying. Trying to be your obedient, smart, opinion-less girl. If that’s what you want, it is what I will be. I just want you to e proud of me for once.

  • Coolio is Cool commented on the post, if 5 years, 9 months ago

    If I told you my struggles would you understand? If I told you that this pressure of being the best that you put on me is killing me inside, would you care? If I told you about what I did to myself to help me deal with this,would you send me away? If I told you that the person you known for most of her life was a facade, would you believe it?…[Read more]

  • “‘But Mamma, I don’t want my hair in a braid today.’ This was usually said when I was a young girl. She’d always reply ‘Doesn’t matter. Your hair look nice this way.’ At that time I didn’t understand that braids were easier on my mom. It saved her money by having to buy less hair products and more food. It also let her work less overtime and come…[Read more]

  • I have always wanted to be a songwriter. It seemed to be such an interesting choice of work. When I was younger, I believed that the songwriters were magic beings who could spin words into a melody. They are just as great (possibly better) than the singers themselves. A singer that doesn’t write their own music has a great voice, but a songwriter…[Read more]

  • Coolio is Cool commented on the post, gallery 6 years ago

    The gallery of art stood before me. I had never been to an art museum before so I was interested in what art looked like in real life. It was just as I figured. More amazing than I ever could imagine. I reached up to touch one and the guard grabbed me. “WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU ARE DOING?!!?!” He shouted. I shook and cried, being only seven at the…[Read more]

  • Coolio is Cool commented on the post, festive 6 years ago

    The whole party was wonderful. There were streamers and lights and food everywhere. There was so music and dancing and shouting, I couldn’t contain myself from joining the party. I know it was frowned upon since I was supposed to act like a polite little lady, but hey who can resist the festive commotion? I ran up to the the house where the party…[Read more]

  • Coolio is Cool commented on the post, tank 6 years ago

    I noticed the pile of of fish tanks on the floor. There were so many of them but no fish. “Maybe these aren’t fish tanks at all” I said. I put one on my head. Suddenly I heard someone yell ” What are you doing you dope!” I turned to see my buddy Ren. He looked confused. ” I just put on this space helmet! At first I thought it was a fish tank but…[Read more]