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Debt (a short story)


I’ve never been the sort who closes doors on the past. Or, no, that’s not true. I close doors all the time–I just don’t keep them locked. 2,103 more words


Street Harassment

So I recently had the opportunity to go to my first big music festival, and (really) my first concerts, and while I was there something happened that, even a couple of weeks later, is still really bothering me. 649 more words

Just Me

The Germans Are Coming!

Just not right now.

Germany wants to strengthen its role in international affairs. But recent reports suggest the country’s weapons systems are in such disrepair that Berlin actually has very little to offer its partners. 7 more words


Bound and gagged

I learned helplessness
To keep the peace
Easier to relinquish control
To let it release

Camera eye always awake
No money I can spend
All I do is suspect… 50 more words



I never really thought about how hard it is to do something when you’re not in the proper mindset.  I mean, I’ve heard that before, and I’ve watched people go through all kinds of silly rituals to get themselves in the mindsets they need to be in for one thing or another, but I never really thought how hindering mindsets could possibly be. 248 more words

Rebekah's Rambles


I feel…Like my health is deteriorating by the week.

I feel it getting worse and worse, with every day, with every month, with every year. 197 more words


Blessed amid Difficulty

Saturday, September 27

By Lu Mountenay of Independence, Missouri, USA

The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry. 295 more words

Blessings Of Community