Just A Random Womanly Thought

“I am strong, I am invincible, I am a woman.” My middle school choir teacher, Mrs Longoria Russo, always made us girls recite those words to her. And I always questioned why. Ladies and gentlemen, I know when you all see me, you think “I didn’t think I could meet supergirl in person.” I know,…

The Devil’s Girl

Some nights the cruel ceiling condemns you, Mocking your choices and where you’re at, Not here, not there where you wish To be strong takes courage and guts You don’t have, for you are sleeping with the devil And you’re too scared to walk away. He beats you, hurts you, pins you down With empty…

Wonder Woman: DC Getting It Right

I finally enjoyed a DC movie without bleeding internally every five seconds. I mean, I did cry a little when CGI effects failed, but that was about it. Wonder Woman is a DC masterpiece. We began in Paris, where Diana Prince received a gift from Bruce Wayne. The gift was of course, the original copy…

A Day in the Life of A Single Woman

“U up?” is considered the laziest text of all time. Not that many people mind it that much. Unfortunately. It was just few minutes past midnight when Samantha checked her phone for the last time before sleep and noticed the message notification. She knew it wasn’t worth the time if the notification revealed everything there was to…

Kartini: Nerdy Princess Saved the Day

I was jumping up and down in excitement when the trailer came out. I swore to watch it. Because Kartini was a hero. She was awesome. And I had always wished I could have learned more about her. Then I finally got my chance to see this movie. My expectations were too high for my…

Girls Like You

“Girls like you won’t find love,” My friend of many years once said, “Most men want their women quieter, Not dominant and more submissive.” He avoided my eyes, my very Deeply hurt, and angry eyes. Today I reflect back on that night, And realize it had been simply a relief. “Girls like you” will fight back, Will…