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Shamecca Long

Shamecca Long
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Shamecca Long is a NY-based poet, writer, and teacher. She's been published in SIMBAA, GhettoHeat, Our Time Press Inc., Caribbean Life News, www.blackcitymag.com , www.thelastwomenswrite.com,The Abuela Stories Project, and Single Mothers Speak on Patriarchy. In 2012, she published her self-titled collection of poems. She uses her platform to promote self-empowerment.

20 Years from Now, What Will My Daughter Say About Me?

Does my mother know what I say about her…how I feel unmothered? How scary it is navigating this world with limited support. How much emotional...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

Living Life

My Experiences Abroad Gave Me Panic Attacks

My heart starts racing. I feel my chest tighten, skin tingling. My breathing becomes labored. Terror grips my body as I brace myself for walking...

The Morning Shift: 3 Tips for a Great Start to Your...

BUZZZ….SNOOZE…...BUZZZ...SNOOZE Yep that is the sound of the alarm in the morning for so many people. You hop of bed and straight to the reality of...

My First Trip to the Motherland

My Second Day in Africa When everything happened I was sitting in a canoe. It was night. It was a party. The music was outside. We were making...