Category Archives: Signed Sirelle

Monthly outlook, as told by Sirelle Carter.

Signed Sirelle: APRIL/MAY 2015 – “Sacrifice”

Just a few days removed from our annual observance of Memorial Day, I found myself pondering over the sacrifice every individual — in which we as a nation remembered — had made. They’d given their life to serve this country, … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: MARCH 2015 – “Civil Rights, Moral Wrongs”

Musician Dave Matthews once stated that, “The saddest part of the human race is we’re obsessed with the idea of ‘us and them,’ which is really a no-win situation, whether it’s racial, cultural, religious or political.” I stumbled upon that … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: JANUARY 2015 – “Faith”

In a month where we honor the legacy of one of the most extraordinary figures in American history — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — I recently found myself dissecting a variety of his most infamous messages. There are obviously … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: DECEMBER 2014 – “Open Letter to a Closed Mind”

To Whom It May Concern, Humanity. It’s defined widely as benevolence, which some, then, refer to as kindheartedness. Personally, I like to think of humanity as promoting goodwill for the betterment of others. We are in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: NOVEMBER 2014 – “Selfish Is The New Selfless”

There seems to be have been an attack campaign launched against society’s 20-something’s who haven’t yet had children, nor gotten engaged. Firstly, may someone please point me in the direction of the doctrine which mandated that such events should have happened by … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: OCTOBER 2014 – “Love Yourself, First”

We all know those people: the guys and the girls who cannot be alone. I have long wondered what causes such an epidemic of bouncing from relationship to relationship, and being madly in love (after two weeks) in each of … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: SEPTEMBER 2014 – “The Continued Audacity of a Society”

When carried out in the absence of error, justice is one of democracy’s finest features. We as a society deem justice to be a deserving consequence resulting from an injustice; and when offenders commit unjustifiable offenses, we hope to see it … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: AUGUST 2014 – “It’s Not Social Media, It’s You.”

Social media is both two things: ignorantly addicting and unimaginably mystifying. The former pertains to platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, while the latter relates to Facebook — which has become the preferred hub for the Candy Crush addict who finds Twitter … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: JUNE 2014 – “My Message, My Maya”

She crippled me with her words, as cool as she pleased. Her nouns and verbs stung me, like limbs by bees. Elegant narratives, were like a heart-to-heart. It was a literary love, from the very start. She taught me to dream, … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: MAY 2014 – “All Raced Out”

In light of recent events, and everyday life in general, I imagine that as a society we are all raced out. At least as it pertains to racism. We’re tired of seeing it, tired of talking about it. Or, are … Continue reading

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