Challenges of being dusky in India

In India, where being fair is glorified and considered synonymous with being beautiful, if you are dark-skinned then definitely it has not been a cakewalk for you. We had asked our readers to share their experiences and challenges that they faced due to society’s obsession with lighter skin. Read on these stories by three women who are dusky and lovely…

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Always Remember How Strong You Are And How Far You’ve Come When Faced With Difficult Situations

In life’s difficult moments, you may feel as though you’re never going to get over the circumstances you find yourself in. You may look at the future as bleak and grim and think that all hope is lost. It’s okay to make mistakes, you’re made with everything you do. But, you have to remember just how strong you are and how far you’ve come.

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Summertime sadness

She got drunk tried to drink away her pain danced on the table sang the saddest songs she knew as elegant as the candle light sparkling on the piano her bambi eyes was like shappire moonlight her hair flow like a river and her cheery lips was telling magic her radiance got the heartbeat of all men in the bar…

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GOODBYE LITTLE COUSIN MY TIME TO MOURN

HEY MY PEEPS I PRAY YA’LL HAD A GREAT WEEKEND, MINE WAS A BLESSING, IT STARTED WITH THE END OF EARLY VOTING BUT IT SOON ENDED ON A SOUR NOTE!! Hey ya’ll I hope ya’ll are well, this day is a bad day for me, I was awaken at 530am by a call from mama informing me one of my…

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The Heart

Selling your home is devastating. Scratch that. Being forced to sell your home is devastating. When I found out about my ex’s affair, we immediately decided I would stay in the house. An hour after he admitted to yet another infidelity, he was packing his bags and leaving our home. Fast forward a couple months and we decided I would…

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End of the line

She looked into to mirror 3 little scars from once she tried to cut her face off want to be faceless deep into the mirror her soul of horrow a message 4 little words you don’t deserve it have a desire to find her beauty her eyes widen in wonder all she saw were her crying shadow dancing tears that…

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Unwritten destiny

Inferno in her heart her sacred black rose of darkness are being colder inhaling the scent of her essence under the moon of shaken sadness she is dancing with her archangel our bodies getting drunched in Angels tears from heaven make her scream your name in vain across your black eyes penetrate her soul her pain are the echoes of…

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The Dark Prince

She hear you shouts at night and Your voice is filled with grief. Her curtain fluttering and she can feel your breath She lift her heand to her heart, and it`s like drums and she can’t stand still. Her spirit dances in flames along with demons and elves in the night sky. She follows you wherever you go She needs…

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