Dear Self | Reminders

Artistry withstands the times long after the artist cannot.

—Sincerely, Tyra

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Dear Self | Reminders

RIP King Basquiat

“Artistry withstands the times long after the artist cannot.”

—Sincerely, Tyra

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RIP King Basquiat

Validation + Self-Worth

Quick reminder: Everybody ain’t able, beloved. I honestly have to talk to myself like this sometimes, because people…

1) want to stress you out

2) want you to be miserable w/ them

3) can’t understand your gifts

4) want to put limits on your talents

5) love you when your positive energy is flowing from its highest plane and you’re promoting positivity

6) take from that same energy source without intentions of helping you restore it

7) are sometimes just haters.

#SincerelyTyra #SlayTheDream #validation #selftalk #motivation #selfworth #positivevibes #energy #stress #selfcare

Validation + Self-Worth

Dope Woman #31

Sooo being the creative networker and master congratulateur that she is, my Best Fran coined this PR campaign for her birthday month.

It celebrates some of her friends + showcases a few of the things that they have accomplished as Black, Young, and Gifted women.

But this Empowerment Queen, Academic Recruiter, PR Guru, Sister, and Future Event Planner to the Rich & Famous who cares for the kids-all of them-is one of the few people that I actually look up to.

We have had millions of conversations of freedom schools, EPIC events and the politics of Nicki Minaj’s lyrics.

She’s the loudest introvert I know, writes like the lost lovechild of LaurynHill+Nas and is always helping someone.

So I kinda figured she would forget to include herself in the sheer genius that is #31DaysofDopeness.

So I added her myself!

V, I hope all your birthday events were EPIC.

You deserve, sis!

And I hope that we can continue this journey with you highlighting 31 women that the world needs to know!

Wonder what women will she feature in July’s catalogue of dopeness?

-Sincerely, Tyra

Dope Woman #31

Freedom

I always wondered

how birds feel

gliding through the open 

sky, nestling on the 

highest branch,

above the chaos 

of the world,

above the clouds 

and their rain.

So close to the sun,

what need would they 

have to lower themselves 

to the ground?
Have you even noticed 

the dirty red robins in

the nest outside 

your window?

I wonder now if 

they can hear our bodies

singing to each other;

Or our silent prayers 

for one another 

and each meal you’ve cooked.
I like to pretend

I know what they 

sense gliding through 

a cloudless sky or 

perched high above the 

world when I am near you. 
©sincerelytyra

Freedom

#HunnidStraightDays

Someone told me to post more. So I’ll be posting more to uplift and liberate the peeps. I’ve decided to challenge myself to do a #HunnidStraightDays of posting on all my social media platforms.

Insta: @SincerelyTyra

Twitter: @TyTaughtYou

#HunnidStraightDays

Curiously Questioning: Fave Female Author?

Of the choices below, whose is your favorite female author? Nope, you can only choose one!

A: Maya Angelou

B: Gwendolyn Brooks

C: Nikki Giovanni

D: Zora Neale Hurston

E: Terry McMillan

F: Shonda Rhimes

Is your favorite not listed? Let me know that, too!

Curiously Questioning: Fave Female Author?