I didn’t grow up in the US (I migrated from Trinidad, one of the islands from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago) so I didn’t really experience racism until I lived here. I’m not saying that discrimination does not exist in my country but it’s not systemic like it is in America. I did … More My Blackness Became a Thing in America
“Oh my gosh Kailani, you’re such a whore. You went from the Virgin Mary to the Woman at the Well real quick. From no sex, to sex with two men in the space of 24 hours.“ It’s the next day and I can’t bring myself to get out of bed. The ‘good’ me and the … More Papillon Papers- Page 4
The Papillon Papers are a series of short stories about Kailani Papillon, a fictional character based off of events in my life and other’s lives. We are introduced to Kailani at a major transitional point in her life and we follow her throughout her journey to ‘daughterhood’ (the realization of who she is in Christ … More What is Papillon Papers?
I’ve been wanting to get in the Bible and really dive deep; to learn and study it for myself but I didn’t know where to start. I was doing some online Bible study with someone but God showed me that that wasn’t it. He wants me to make this thing personal. Every time I thought … More 2020 is My Year to Trust!
Sometimes I wish I had telepathic powers so I could talk to people that I don’t know. Just reach them with my mind and have a conversation with them. Say, “Sis. You are better than this! God loves you! Love yourself!” or “Bro. Come on now! You’re a King! You were made in His image! … More #IAmMySistersKeeper
Dear Furture Husband here’s what I need you to know This is not my first time doing this marriage thing but please don’t hold it against me. The first time around, I became a ‘wife’ before I was a bride…of Christ, that is Which left lots of room for the enemy to come in and … More Dear Future Husband
Hey guys! I’ve written a little poem that I wanted to share with you all, called Dear Future Husband. I was inspired to write it because I’ve joined the Pray for Your Future Spouse 5 Day Challenge that was created by Jamal and Natasha Miller who are the founders of The One University which I’m … More Dear Future Husband Introduction
So I was scrolling on my IG and I saw a post on one of my favorite rappers Bizzle’s page of his response to Joyner Lucas’s song called Devil’s Work. I had no idea who Joyner was before tonight and I most definitely had never heard the song so of course I had to go … More Music is His- Bizzle’s Response to Devil’s Work
Someone recently sent me this NY Times article https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/21/arts/music/kanye-west-coachella.html and asked for my opinion. Before reading the article, I had seen a clip from Kanye’s Coachella performance on Instagram but at the time I had no idea where the clip was from. In the clip, DMX (whom I’ve loved since I was a teen) was … More Kanye West’s Sunday Service- My thoughts
As you all know I’m all about transparency so I must confess that I only discovered this very dope (I don’t usually speak in hip hop vernacular but there is really no better word to use) lyricist a few weeks ago! I know, I know, I’ve been missing out and if you don’t know who … More Music is HIS- Let’s Talk about J Monty