Life On the Outside Chronicles: High Risk

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Generally – Hardliner has lived on the fringes of her life
Emotionally barricading herself from the world to feel safe
She has never liked surprises either
And likes to be sure of thangs – like the sun rising every morning
Cause she be anal about her emotional safety
But then dem things showed up
Her Irates / angels/conscious thought – what not
And now her life resembles a sock that has been turned inside out Continue reading

The Wilderness Chronicles: The Life that Once was

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Hardliner’s world is different
There is no other word that she can use to describe it
She is trying to balance being a mother and a wife
And still be a bad-assed diva at the same time
Being able to balance means
Having to come to terms with the wifehood
The wifehood is not what it is cracked up to be
Little girls are basically robbed by that surreal dream
Of getting hitched in the white gown
Accompanied by the exchange of expensive rings Continue reading

The wilderness chronicles: Holy Matrimony

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The devil is ice-skating in Hell
Doing triple jumps and double axels
Pulling a Michelle Quan and shit
Ego is dumbfounded after being bitch-slapped
Into the twilight zone of impossibilities
Hardliner has gotten herself hitched – taken on a man’s name
Oh Gawd – words can’t do justice to describe
What she is feeling at this moment
Hell – the bish has just blown up her half her Universe
With that kamikaze stunt Continue reading

Life according to Ego chronicles: If this be love

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So Hardliner is in this eh – relationship
And one could say that sista gurl is sprung
Despite the fact that she is in denial
Preferring to believe that it is just the high concentration
Of dopamine in her brain that is making her do stupid stuff
Like smiling twenty four seven
Staring into space at the thought of her lion
And giving him all her sugar without a prenup
But she aint gon accept the dopamine coup
Planet Hardliner has been able withstand
So much more in the past
Although her lion heart is strong and shit
He wears confidence like second skin
And knows how to tell his diva NO Continue reading