Insights for self-acceptance, self-forgiveness, self-governance

Photos courtesy of the author.


Insights for being in loving partnership with ourselves


Insights for deep-sea diving into our hearts


Insights for a time of setting intentions, planting seeds, and calling in

Photos courtesy of the author.


Motherhood

The unrelenting responsibility of being necessary is terrifying, and my salvation

Illustration: Herekita Con


On learning to feel safe in love, so that I can be safe in love

Photo courtesy of author


And What Black Joy Means To Me

my son and I

“Come celebrate with me that everyday something has tried to kill me and has failed.” -Lucille Clifton


Learning to be uncertain in public

Me, at 18, writing Tumblr poems.


Illustration: Trevor Fraley


on the role that roles play in stunting our identities.

photo by Femi Matti

Dominique Matti

Writer/ Editor/ Cool Mom / PayPal.me/dominiquematti /dominiquemattiwrites@gmail.com

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