A place where poetry meets the heart

Hello! My name is Terrance P. Elmore and I wanted to create a space where I can share some of my thoughts that I’ve put into words. A switch up from the usual content on social media and television these days. A place where everyone can come and enjoy a few delights, leaving satisfied. Welcome to The Brown Sugar Café. Please seat yourself and enjoy!


Love has a tasteand it’s sweet.Not bitter likewhat’s poured inthe glasses some—bottled upmisplaced emotions. Knock offs andweak imitations havecheapened the flavorbut once you tastethe original, you cannever be fooled. Love isn’t sometasteless poison thatwe accidentally ingest.It’s an elixir thatquenches the thirstwe didn’t know existedwhile healing the exactplaces where we hurt. 🎙If you haven’t yet, please […]

Second Chances

Can second chancesstill exist in climates wherecanceling is the culture? Have we gone too far,when making peoplepay for their mistakes? Do we understandwhat grace truly is,or do we only practice itwhen blessing our food? Are we as willingto bless others? What happens when weneed a second chance;then will we bemore understanding? 🎙Episode 14 of The […]


There’s an abundance of joy.I’m reminded of thatevery day that I wake up.Thankful to see another dayand thankful for new mercies.Whether it’s Monday or Saturday,I’m grateful for this privilege of life. There’s an abundance of grace.Not just for othersbut for ourselves too.Sometimes we make mistakesand lose our way,but we find our way back.Sometimes we stumble,but […]

Start Healing

Carrying around the weightof all your burdens beginsto feel like dragging anoverstuffed backpack—through desert sand. Sinking slowly, you onlynotice when it’s almostsunken beneath the surface. Unable to continue pullingthe load, you look aroundand see that you areknee deep in sinking sand. That’s when you find a penand it becomes your shovel.That’s when you begin writing. […]


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