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3rd Installation: My Roles Here in Hargesia / Sisterhood

Again, My Sister Birth worker, this is Nonkululeko writing you from Somaliland, East Afrika and this is my 3rd installation to you. I can’t believe how fast the time has flown, I am beginning my 5th week here as a nurse-midwife tutor at the Edna Maternity Hospital in Hargesia (capital city). 1,001 more words

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The invention of Poetry

as imagined today


April 20th


Today the sunshine was particularly radiant and the flowers are on the verge of blooming; it is in all a pretty day. 631 more words

April 20, 1917 An Unnecessary Inquest

April 20, 1917

Today, I heard someone died in the Park. Joey Kehoe. He was only seventeen. I heard the news from Mark Robinson. He came down the the lodge this evening and he was visibly upset. 669 more words

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Money Saving Tip

I was thinking about shopping today, since I have a ton of gift cards still left from christmas and not much to pick up. Its kind of weird how I’ve wanted to shop everywhere  299 more words


I didn’t think I looked not mixed. A guy from another team came and asked me if I was mixed. I told him yeah and he said they(the guys on his team) didn’t think I was mixed. 34 more words

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April 19,1917 Thinking

April 19, 1917

I spent a lot of time thinking today. What am I really doing? I don’t know but I’m sketching every day. Is what I’m doing a true urgency of mission or am I doing it because my energies need to be put into something whatever that is. 416 more words

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The Day After I Turned 25

I wrote this on the evening of March 20th four years ago when I got off work at Quality Burrito in downtown Olympia. It’s rare because a line in it tells me what day it was written and almost none of my writing is dated. 731 more words

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