A memory of the writer’s first time visiting a Curandera or Healer.
A personal essay on the nostalgia of growing older.
“It drips on my tongue like fire, as if I am swallowing acid and burnt promises.”
A personal essay on Colin Kaepernick, the history of protesting, and the struggle of being a black woman proud to be an American.
Abondance on how riots are a language of their own.
An unorthodox essay on the journey to loving your blackness and unlearning white academia.
“I’ve recently had to realize that I can no longer afford to drag myself into the vortex of encroaching mood swings, accusations and lies that come along with the man I love undiagnosed mental illness at the expense of my own peace of mind.”
A three-part series on the thought process of coming to terms with ones feelings and sexuality.
A personal essay about body image as a black girl in relation to (Congolese) music.
A collection of thoughts that deconstruct Yvonne’s artistic visions for holistic wellbeing, and of her claiming her voice and space as a soft-spoken love listener