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Violence, Genocide, and Thankfulness.

I want to take the time to acknowledge the violence and genocide undergirding the holiday we are taught to celebrate.

I want to acknowledge it in order to emphasize the point that the struggle is real and has been for SO long. 143 more words


Happy Thanksgiving II

I’m a fan of balance. You didn’t think I’d just leave you hanging with this slap in the face of reality for a Thanksgiving post, did you? 337 more words

Anecdotes And Journals

They Didn't Hear The Sounds (The Gun That Slayed Mike Brown)

This death amongst us is a constant…
It is violent…
This disease malignant ; Cancerous
This same death takes a sworn oath to protect us… 149 more words


Walk Game

I can walk mostly anywhere
Without fearing
a policeman’s
I wish that
for all of us
Here playing a game
That we forget that’s… 37 more words

In praise of translated works

I’ve been thinking about translated books a lot lately. There’s a few reasons for this. First, and foremost, is because the book I’ve most anxiously awaited this year is T… 1,510 more words

The Privilege of Complaining

We are reaching the end of our two and a little years here in Nepal and I’m all full of mixed emotions.  I know I should be debriefing. 510 more words

Expat Life