Lacresha Berry aka Berry
4 min readAug 12, 2021

SEEDS FOR NEESIE: A TALE OF RE-ENTRY.

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For months, it was just my dog and me. Walking our somber Queens neighborhood. I couldn’t see him. I couldn’t see her. I couldn’t see them. So, I learned how to do my own box braids through social media. I baked chocolate chip cookies and attempted my own version of that viral recipe. And yes, I bought a bike and picked up running again. I had to fill up my day with something so I didn’t feel so isolated. I told myself I…