"“I cannot be less than myself so my man can feel good about himself. Then we both sink to lower levels of being in the world. I must be my real self so that he can be his real self.” --- Lerita M. Coleman "Being Single, Being Myself: An African American Woman Discusses Being Single" Printed in Esquire Feb. 1994." A refugee from the land of Ficlets seeking other members of the awesome League of Awesomeness. I love writing. I fell head over heels in love with words when I was 7 and although we've had our differences, that love remains one of the strongest driving forces of my life. I am interested in posting the Simon series here, but we'd need the approval of the fifteen other authors. If anyone knows them, let's get this started.