I wouldn’t change the past and I thank God for the present (the NOW)

I didn’t have the easiest childhood but I became myself in my 30s and that’s a great thing. Everybody has to come out of their 20s so I did good in spite of my childhood. I remember Old Brooklyn and how the kids treated me poorly and didn’t like me. I also remember Old Brooklyn being almost all African American and it’s more than half Caucasian now. A lot of the Blacks that owned property in Brooklyn sold their dwellings to Caucasian property seekers in Brooklyn and I’m sure elsewhere. I know the house my mother owns in Brooklyn will be my house if ever we can’t afford to live in Princeton Junction, New Jersey anymore. The house is in Crown Heights section of Brooklyn and the address is 14 Saint Francis Place Brooklyn, NY 11216. I had my initial psychotic break down when I was fourteen too.

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I am a Black Guyanese woman. I'm thirty nine years old. I went back to college to take Early Childhood Education classes. I want to get a second 48-credit BA degree in Early Childhood Education by 2021. I go to NJCU. I have a BA in Creative Writing from NJCU. I graduated from NJCU in August 2015. I transferred to NJCU from Mercer. I have my AA degree from Mercer in Humanities and Social Science since May 2007. I write poems, I write memoirs, I'm a blogger and I am taking a children's lit course. I love reading memoirs. I also do book reviews from time to time. My favorite poet is Emily Dickinson. I grew up in Ewing, New Jersey. I live in Princeton Junction with my parents!

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