FYF ~ Chapter 19 #FYFLove #audiobook

When your transformation is a threat to others. On establishing partnerships. How to see and know the intentions of others. And how to deal with those who try to stifle us The importance of surrounding yourself by the right people. People who will lift you. “She’s got it!!! She’s finally got it!” That’s what you… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 19 #FYFLove #audiobook

The Afrolatina Show ~ Ep. 06: Good Girls Stay Quiet #afrolatinashow

I believed my anger made me ugly My rage repulsive My fury the reason for my misfortune She was born so i tried to be softer Prettier quiet Spirit gave me a new path to follow Yet When you’re someone who was born with closed palms white knuckles Fist to flesh Skin under finger nails… Continue reading The Afrolatina Show ~ Ep. 06: Good Girls Stay Quiet #afrolatinashow

WFW Write IN ~ Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of the Writing from the Womb Write IN What to prepare for tonight: What are your writing goals? What is your writing intention? What will you complete? This week we focus on WRITING GOALS! We write from 9:00PM-10:00PM EST. For only 2 more weeks I'm offering my writing support FREE! RSVP for WFW… Continue reading WFW Write IN ~ Week 2

The History of My Hair

My curls These grays…. Mis canas maps of my life Each strand confirming I’ve lived through things I’ve been through things I’ve seen some things My curls scream Africa Afrolatina Woman Guerrera Amazona Choking on messages about hair That the world wants to force feed me How it represents my true beauty “Blow it out!… Continue reading The History of My Hair

There Are Those Who Have Paved The Way For Us #WFWWriteIN

"Though we are alone in our rooms, alone with our demons, our inner censors, our teachers remind us that we're not alone in the endeavor. We are part of a great tapestry of those who have preceded us. And so we must ask ourselves: Are we feeling with our minds? Thinking with our hearts? Making… Continue reading There Are Those Who Have Paved The Way For Us #WFWWriteIN

FYF ~ Chapters 17 & 18 #FYFLove #audiobook

I didn't always like her. We have had our differences and arguments. When I could step back and see my mother as a woman first, not this ideal, mythical archetype and fantasy. But a woman with her own needs. Her own dreams. Her own history. Her own wounds. This is where the healing begins to… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 17 & 18 #FYFLove #audiobook

FYF ~ Chapters 15 & 16: On Family, Grief and Chasing The Dream #FYFLOVE #audiobook

They announced Senator Barack Obama to the podium to deliver the keynote address. He spoke for a few minutes and read an excerpt from his new book, Audacity of Hope. Once he was done, he said, “Thank you everyone. Enjoy the rest of your day.” Then he exited stage left. My mouth dropped, we weren’t… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 15 & 16: On Family, Grief and Chasing The Dream #FYFLOVE #audiobook

The Afrolatina Show ~ Ep. 5

We expose ourselves. Our wounds. We, the writers, the healers, the givers. We stand naked in hopes that our story somehow helps. Even if just a little. I hope this gift of love gives you light! Gives you love! Gives you hope! 🦋💋💜 NEW EPISODE available on SoundCloud The Afrolatina Show Ep. 05 https://soundcloud.com/alicia-anabel-santos/afrolatina-show-ep-05 #AfrolatinaShow… Continue reading The Afrolatina Show ~ Ep. 5

FYF ~ Chapter 14 Desperate for Love

"HOW DESPERATE AM I? How far was I willing to go to be LOVED? Once the insanity subsided… that and he totally called me on it. I needed to get it together. You and I were at church. We were standing side by side when I started to get dizzy, my stomach was sick, I… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 14 Desperate for Love

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