And her mentor said, “Thank you for keeping this art form alive.” | Waana’s Story

December 3, 2019
There it was. The ultimate treasure chest. Her grandma’s awe-inspiring shoe collection, shimmering in the room that served as her closet, just waiting to be discovered in all its glory. She double-checked...
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remorse is her word of honor

November 26, 2019
remorse is her word of honor The familiar taste of hot vomit was creeping up her throat again, but she swallowed it down effortlessly. Every last type of alcohol in the room...

LESSONS FROM A FAILED RAPPER

November 19, 2019
Now, this is a story all about how I cautiously tried and miserably failed with rap music throughout the years. I never strived to become a full-time musician, but I sure as...