Famous words “I have a dream” a speech that would touch trillions of lives Martin Luther King Junior,, and today we celebrate that. I know Martin Luther King Junior has inspired me to write poetry. When I was younger in high school and middle school,,, when we would crack open our history books,,, I always looked forward to reading about Martin Luther King Junior.

I remember the first in history class we got to watch the recording of “I have a dream” speech. It almost brought me to tears. I am,, in general,,, a hard person to make cry. His…


I know with me I am thankful for what the pandemic has taught me not only about myself but others too. People’s true colors have shined in this time period of uncertainty, which has lead me to many choices that lead me to write this article.

Mental health is at it’s highest point in America with being stuck at home; people need help and someone to talk too. The stigma of mental health has finally become a topic that people are interested in talking about. This is a topic that has needed recognition for many years. I was a mental…


It all starts with a note on the MIDI piano that notes become a chord, and then ideas start flowing in my head what the potential could be for this music being born with my hand right now. Where could it go? The words sometimes come first like a poem because lyrics are written like a poem rhyming, and timing play a crucial role in the processes of it all.

So what comes next? what do two seemingly different things have to do with each other? There is a structure to both that are meant to be broken, not so…


Everyone has a story to tell, but not everyone wants to tell their story. This is for those wanting to tell their story. I recently started promoting my poetry book Lit Soul: My Journey back to Faith. Promoting takes a lot of energy and time, and if you do not have a passion for this. I recommend you find your passion and go for it. My poetry is from my life. It is a non-fiction LGBTQ book. There are specific steps to take, and though I am still in the beginning steps of my journey, I wanted to share them…


I took a month and a half break from constant writing and pushing out youtube videos. I needed to live a littlemand thankfully, I have some wonderful people around me that I didn't even realize I had in my life. They support and love me no matter what I am doing.

It’s surprising how hard times can seem. We can either see it as that hard or just something to learn from. We all deal with life differently,, and that's ok. I have a friend who has southern roots,, but she is naturally kind. I didn't see her for what…


Connections are everywhere, from walking into a coffee shop and having a feeling you met the person ordering a plain black coffee is someone you have known forever though, in reality, you just meant or are about to meet. I have had countless connections in my life. There are fake connections too that I recently had to learn the hard way about, which I will go further in detail about telling the difference between the real connection versus the fake connections.

The real connection is fantastic and peaceful because your sharing in something special, sometimes not explainable. One of my…


Ever had this idea pop into your head, and you couldn’t stop thinking about it? It’s like it became an obsession. Tearing away at your every thought and leaving it there to continue to grow into something bigger than you had initially imagined or planned. I have those often, and that leads into what I am going to be covering today, which is signs that you're passionate about something.

Everyone has passion, whether you have taped into it or are still exploring where your passions lay. No worries, you have all the time in the world, and the best is…


It’s that time of year again with the hustle and bustle of last-minute gift buying for the holidays, with the exception of social distancing. There will be limits to crowds, and masks are a must if we want to keep the economy going financially. This is when we buy gifts for friends, family, and co-workers.

This will be my first time working a black Friday with the change in the culture of what it will feel like. This year I got to experience the black Friday social distancing style. It was insane. My shift began at 3 pm that day…


The number one reaction I get from people when I tell them I am writing multiple stories of different genres is, how can you do that? I can't even focus on one project at a time, let alone multiple. My answer is it's just how I flow when I write, and everyone has creative flow. It's not just writers exclusively. The artist who did my poetry pictures she is, so detail orientated she puts a lot of love in her drawing/painting processes, and it shows you can see for yourself in my poetry book Lit Soul: My Journey Back to…


Dogs have been in my life since I was born, and they have always been my best friend before humans in most cases, until I grew older, then humans become equal to my dog friends. They have supported me in growth and understanding myself and what love looks and feels like.

The first dog I ever had was named Chelsea since I was little. I don’t have many memories besides playing in the pool and having tea parties with her. My second dog was named Max, and he played basketball and soccer, and at the time, I played basketball and…

Jessi Hersey

Author and Publishing Process Coach lover of all things life. Intrigued by human nature and always choosing to see the positive in everything.

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