10K+ Views! How did I not notice this before? Also, there’s a Q&A opportunity!

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This put a smile on my face even with the things going on in my life or the global climate this year. As of this post, I have crossed the 10,000 view threshold! After having this blog for 4 years now, I didn’t expect to have this many views or to have over 330 followers at this time. I’m still small potatoes, but it is amazing to have some people who’ve checked out my stuff on here.

It just started out as an outlet for my poetry and for my current spoken word/avant-garde project, but things expended with bringing up news stories, posting my opinions on matters, discussing racial issues (not just on principle in my case), or even exposing various artists to those that might care. Funny how life works.

I want to do something special for this milestone and I want it to be multi-tiered. One thing I want to try first is a Q&A. Just make sure you put your question in the comments section and just keep it civil and polite, please. I’ll answer them next week and promote your blog if you have one.

Besides that, I want to do other things to commemorate this occasion. I do have a few ideas in mind for what to try. Stay tuned.

I just want to thank everyone who has checked out my blog, my music, or my other projects. Thank you so much!

23 thoughts on “10K+ Views! How did I not notice this before? Also, there’s a Q&A opportunity!

  1. congratulations🥳🥳. Wow amazing, I mean you also have 455 posts. Keep it up. One question.
    What was going through your mind when you wrote all those 455 posts, I mean did you ever run out of ideas or did you always had a topic in your mind(if yes you did run out of ideas, what did you do to bring yourself back up)?
    Sorry if the question’s too long.

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  2. Well, you’ve obviously hit the big time now. Good job! My question: It seems that you still have some hangups about yourself as it pertains to anger about self-worth based on what others have done to your self-esteem, so having said that, has this blog done more to aid you in self reflection and instilled in you a true sense of self worth or are you letting others get into your head and instill their thoughts, their prejudices, their biases as it pertains to you being bi-racial? It is just that I can sense the hurt and I don’t want you to ever think that others define who you are. Never doubt yourself. Never let others take your power away from you and make you doubt yourself or become angry with yourself. Believe me, it’s not you, it’s them.

    Congratulations on achieving this milestone. I know how difficult it can be. I’ve been at it for 7 years. And even with time, it never seems to get any easier, but we plod along all the same.

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    • Thank you so much, Shelby! I guess this is big time for me for this blog, but I found out it’s my second most-viewed blog I currently have. Regardless of that, this still puts a smile on my face.

      That is a very powerful and insightful question that I have to think about for my follow-up post. Without getting into too much detail for my full answer, I can see some of those facets happening in direct and indirect ways.

      Some of that hurt is still there and I’m doing my best to rise above in coping with things. Thank you so much for encouraging me with this comment.

      Sure thing. I knew you were blogging for longer than me, but that’s great how you were able to keep at it for 7 years. How do you feel with blogging for this long as well as seeing your posts from back then compared to now.

      This was such a powerful and insightful comment and it’s very kind of you to take the time to type it up.

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      • Ospreyshire, I can honestly say that I probably should have stopped blogging long ago because when I first started, I was not as filled with white hot anger as I am now. If people go back and look at my earlier posts, they can get a clue as to how I’ve changed since I first started blogging. I was kind, considerate and filled with an innocence that is lost to me now. I guess what I’m trying to say is don’t let what happened to me, happen to you. I let in the hate and anger and vileness of the world’s most dangerous and destructive mentality and now I spew it out on my blog. I have fallen out with SO many bloggers, I cannot even name then all. They couldn’t ALL be wrong. But I was unapologetic and unflinching in plodding onward to what I’ve become today. Some of what I’ve become, I blame on just absolutely being infuriated at the monstrous acts of so-called ‘humans’, that it just tears my very soul to shreds. I guess I found out too late that I am not the type of person who should be blogging. I take things to heart and then I am damaged by it.

        You stand strong and don’t let this world beat you down like it’s beat me into something I’d never imagine I’d turn into; a hate-filled virago. But unfortunately for me, there’s no going back now.

        Thanks for responding to my original comment. I hope that it was not too intrusive and personal and I would have understood if you did not respond.

        Take care ospreyshire!

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      • I see. I believe I read a few posts of your from a few years ago. That does make sense with the tonality of your blog then compared to now. It is heart-breaking to see anyone succumb to all these negative emotions. I do worry about this about me since I have a ton of internalized anger and depression from my past. Thank you for the advice. Just know that I’m not blaming you at all and I appreciate you being honest with me about what you’ve been going through as both a blogger and person. Like you, I’m infuriated seeing so many injustices and depravity going on.

        Thank you very much. I’ll do all I can to stand up against this negativity that’s beaten me down before. I also hope that there could be healing in some way, shape, or form.

        No problem. You weren’t being too intrusive with me. I didn’t expect a question like that in general, not going to lie, but I will do my best to come up with a good answer for your question. This will involve some critical thinking and self-reflection on my part.

        Thanks, and you as well!

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