‘Blacklisted: 12 Men Facing Stigma & Success’ is available for purchase on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Check it out. Happy New Year! -Elishia ❤
It is possible I’ve said this every year since becoming an adult, “This year went by fast!” Most times, it’s because it has. I can think back to being a teenaged me and even further back at age 4 watching my mom sweep up the fall leaves in front of our apartment. Each year that […]
*Long post* (Be a champ and read to the end, haha) It’s interesting, as a writer you might think words coming to mind would come easily. To the contrary when it involves unleashing my deepest thoughts, it is the hardest. But like most occurrences in life nothing is ever easy. I feel that I use […]
First things first, hello world! Let me just virtually sigh, ready? *sighs* I have to sigh because I feel like a hypocrite! My whole reason for creating this blog x amount of years ago was to have an outlet for expression, no matter if many people read it or not. Here we are almost one […]
New blog post in the “Love” section is now live! Check it out here.
Wow, so it was two months ago that I made my journey to New York City official! Between ending two jobs in late June to performing in FOUR shows of ‘For Colored Girls’ as the “Lady in Orange” at local theaters in Philadelphia, the past few months were just busy for me. But all of […]
Brothers, my brothers love I got for you. To the ones “locked down” and bars blocking your freedom, despite your decision or gavel declaring you guilty, your head you must k… Source: Open Season
Sometimes I just write the first thing that comes to mind. Well, here it is. Check it out ——-> here! -Elishia
Please check out my latest poem ‘Hood Harmony’: elishiapeterson.wordpress.com!
In case you missed it – Black girls are winning right now! I mean let’s just start with the most recent news of Army Reserve officer Deshauna Barber winning the Miss USA 2016 title! Though I didn’t watch the show (I generally don’t), I was still very excited when I saw the news that a […]