It’d been a while since I’d step foot in this place. It’d held so many bad memories, brought to mind all the tears I’d cried the instant my soles touched the tile. Brought an aching to my heart that I could hardly explain to anyone once I’d manage to free myself of it’s hold. With […]Memory … Continue reading Memory Lane by YoLana Crocket — MyPenWritesNice
It's been so long that I don't even really remember how this blogging thing goes. As always, life happens, but I've pushed through and I'm still here. Thank God. Not sure what I'll be doing with this site, post wise, but I am back and I can't wait to share things every now and then. … Continue reading It’s Been A While.
Harlow Cove may as well have been a ghost town. The insufferable heat drove it’s weary residents in from their fields and duties, in search of relief that would never come. Hot air breezed through open windows, sweat dripped and stuck like salty sap on the arms of housewives and mothers trying their best to … Continue reading A Place In The Sun (Intro) by YoLana Crocket
Life can get hectic. Very, very hectic. I think I finally understand friends of mine that make plans and fail to go through with them because, as I've been told many times, LIFE HAPPENS. And it doesn't always happen the way you plan or want it to. Crazy things come up, and sometimes small things … Continue reading Checking In.
I told myself that in 2020 I would NOT be out here working multiple jobs. I had put so much stress and strain on myself for years, NEVER had time for anything else. Rarely saw family and friends. And quite frankly, I was killing myself doing so. Tsk, and here I am fresh into 2020... … Continue reading I Messed Up, Already.
The table was set, dinner placed before her husband promptly at seven p.m. Routine undisturbed, though for once the atmosphere was one both would deem uncomfortable. He thought a bit of music would set the mood, ease the tension building. So, she placed Marlena Shaw on the Victrola he’d given as one of many ‘sorry […]Guess … Continue reading Guess Who I Saw Today by YoLana Crocket — MyPenWritesNice
Some people have great intentions when speaking of where they see life going for you. Others, couldn't give a rat's ass how things turn out so long as they benefit in some way. From birth, I feel, expectations are placed upon us and we're expected to live up to someone else's idea of what we … Continue reading Life’s Expectations.
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com I'm hardly a living in the moment type of person. In fact, all I do is work; leaving me little to no time to do anything close to 'living' life the way one should. But, setting goals and resolutions at the top of each year has never been a favorite … Continue reading Goals, Intentions, Resolutions … Not My Thing.
“… I mean, you said yourself that he has your number saved under another nigga’s name. If that doesn’t scream you’re the sidepiece, I don’t know what does.”A Toast To Love … & Heartbreak (by Cortney Joseph & Yo’Lana Crocket) — Cortney Joseph Hi everyone! Click the link above this to read a short story written … Continue reading A Toast To Love … & Heartbreak (by Cortney Joseph & YoLana Crocket) — Cortney Joseph
This past year has been... something. I could sit here picking my brain for hours, trying to find bigger and better words for descriptive purposes; but, SOMETHING is best. An emotional roller coaster, filled with more downs than ups and no type of good end in sight. At least, that how it seems to a … Continue reading New Year, New Things… I Guess.