Posts by Matana Williams

Matana Williams is an aspiring writer, poet, spoken word artist, and lover of creativity. She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia where she is working on finding her slice of happiness in life. Stay tuned for her first romance novel in early 2019. You can connect with her at Matana.williams@gmail.com and discover her writing at pinkflamboyance.wordpress.com.

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Why I No Longer Depend on Anyone Else for Happiness, Fun, or Excitement

“Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket.” ~Unknown

It was Saturday night. I sat, at my breakfast bar in my apartment, alone and in semi-darkness. Only one small lamp was turned on in the corner.

I was fuming, confused, and most of all, sad. I sprang off the breakfast barstool and began to pace. There were so many emotions circling around in me I had to keep moving in an effort to release them.

I spun around and looked at the clock above my kitchen—it was almost 7pm! He had said he was going to be …