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Anyone who has been paying the slightest attention to any news outlet in the world will have been privy to the not-so-shocking news that the South African sprinter, Oscar Pistorius, will be facing jail time for the manslaughter of his girlfriend, model and aspiring lawyer, 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp. 456 more words

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valentine’s day is stupid. 

okay, well, maybe not stupid, but it doesn’t really make sense! it’s meant to be about showing those you love that you love them, right? 572 more words


Your train has been delayed

Let’s do some more catching up today! This poem’s journey has been a long one: I wrote it about a year ago, chose a title in February (go on, guess which date. 107 more words


Stellar Gifts & Fire

No one sends me flowers. Other than my parents and my gay best friend. I’ve made it to the ripe old age of 40, flowerless, for the most part. 630 more words

Cease to Exist, Part II: Aftermath

It takes me a long time to forgive, longer to let go. It’s harder when the object of my forgiveness doesn’t apologize, and harder still when the object disappears, leaving me to do the work of relationship on my own. 932 more words

Writing And Life

The man I loved more than myself

I sit on the couch smoothing my dress over my knees; waiting for him to get home. I am shaking in anticipation. I don’t quite know what to expect. 550 more words