Isn’t It A Shame

Isn’t It A Shame

By Ben Robinson III Featured in Little Love Stories Volume 4 Theme: Crazy In Love How is it that…. Roses bleed red And violets are actually purple from listening to the sounds of doves crying It’s painful Sad yet sweet and the mark of the end Friends become...
Letting Go

Letting Go

by Alexis Walker Featured in Little Love Stories Volume 2 For years my family and I lived on the north side of Girard Avenue. The guys played ball in the street, the girls played jump rope. We played cards at Ms. Eleanor’s house. We partied at the garage on 17th and...
Dance With Me: A love story

Dance With Me: A love story

by Alexis Walker Featured in Little Love Stories Volume 2 I met him in Kindergarten. He, was Jeff; tall, lanky, spiky blond hair, brown eyes, and soulful. He was cool, he wasn’t a bully or follower, nor was he the leader of the pack. Athletic and helpful, Jeff was a...
Love Loved Loving Me

Love Loved Loving Me

By Prentice Bush Featured in Little Love Stories Volume 2 Let’s take a trip back to a little Black boy who felt ugly and uncomfortable in his skin. I was that little, Black, Gay boy. Nothing about my existence was reinforced or validated by television or by the...
Now She Dances: The healing power of love

Now She Dances: The healing power of love

by M. Tonita Austin Featured in Little Love Stories Volume 2 Janai’s concussion diagnosis was heartbreaking. She was restricted from enjoying all of the people, places, and things she loved. After being home from school for several weeks, she began to present symptoms...