Poem: This

This quiet This peace This hope This dream This now This then This moment This when This day This prayer This here This there This smile This wish This everything This THIS. A Mishunda Mathis Original (c) 2018

Heart Condition: Letters to Love

An absolute labor of love and loss, “Heart Condition” is a small but personal and powerful book of poetry that has been a lifetime in the making. 2017 was a hard year for me and I used that pain to fuel the fire to get the book out. Once it finally arrived in my hands,…

Keep Going

Many times in life you will want to quit. Don’t. It’s that simple.

Sorry, Not Sorry

I’d love to tell you that I’m sorry for walking into the gym and ignoring absolutely everyone. I’d love to tell you that I’m sorry for the jealousy and intimidation that I sometimes cause in others. I’d love to tell you that I’m sorry that you saw me eating pancakes and cookies and I still…

Focus is Everything

Say what you will about female weightlifters, I refuse to give it up. Even when my body wants to quit, I don’t. Even when the day is rough, I’m not quitting. Even if people think women who lift are… whatever they think, I will not quit. Because of moments like this one right here. Do…