#BeReal – KATIE BINGHAM-SMITH

My #BeReal guest today is Katie Bingham-Smith.   I just yelled at my son. I am not wearing makeup, I am not dressed. My house is peppered with Lego pieces, folded laundry and forts made from pillows and blankets. I ate too much pizza and I am crabby. This is me being real, right now.…

#BeReal – FAT BOTTOM GIRL

Please welcome today’s #BeReal guest, Fat Bottom Girl. The load of shame I carry on a daily basis weighs me down. I wish I could tell you when I picked up this particular baggage, but I cannot.  I’ve carried it so long, that it’s become a part of me; melded into my marrow. My shame…

SENTENCED

Voodoo cursed And jury tried Condemned For her humanity Her lips sewn With wooden vines Cross stitched Haphazardly through Previous scars And healing scabs Keep those emotions Those hard feelings To yourself they said As they sentenced them Forever imprisoned Inside a fleshy tomb To rot and decay Inside her fucked up brain

ALWAYS WITH ME

I talked to you yesterday Even though you’re not here I talked to you again today And I will tomorrow too You always had this way Of just… Listening With your eyes With your smile With your heart You had this quiet way And I hope you don’t mind But I am going to keep…

THE IRONY OF JUDAS

 A SONG THAT YOU HAVE DANCED TO WITH YOUR BEST FRIEND A few years ago I was in Tulsa, OK for a concert.  “It’s Keisha, Hasty, not Quiche- Ah” R corrected me.  I never could remember how to pronounce her name.  We actually found ourselves standing in line for this concert twice because the first…

TWO WORLDS COLLIDED

A SONG THAT REMINDS YOU OF YOUR MOST RECENT EX-BOYFRIEND   Considering that my last boyfriend was OVER a quarter of a century in an age far far far far far far away; I will change the wording of this challenge to: the most memorable song reminding me of AN ex. I have decided to…

I LOVE NEIL SEDAKA… SO THERE

  A SONG FROM YOUR CHILDHOOD Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) An American pop/rock singer, pianist, and composer. His career has spanned nearly 55 years, during which time he has sold millions of records as an artist and has written or co-written over 500 songs for himself and other artists, collaborating mostly with lyricists…