"Speaking My Words with a Pen" includes a collection of poems and short stories depicting the life events occurring in the black community. The stories analyze those situations beyond the surface to encourage readers to recognize their self-worth, instill self-confidence, and become accountable and responsible for their actions. As a matter of fact, these issues does not only occur exclusively within the black community. These situations may apply to anyone, regardless of their social and cultural background. The contents of this book describe realistic situations aimed for mature readers.