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The Prodigal Son

I return again to the writing table—not out of habit nor boredom, but out of necessity. These days, the act of writing has lost its novel glimmer, and instead clads itself in a kind of dull, utilitarian mantle.  326 more words

Personal Reflection

You Are Me

In the last days I’ve been watching films to scape a little bit of reality. But it happened what always happens: I got deeper in reality. 277 more words

Daylight

leaks in through the door-gaps,
And from my secret cell I spy
The world without—

Love
On a weatherbeaten park bench
A tangle: her slender hand on his hips, 175 more words

Self

Alterity- Reflections from the Field (3)

In this excerpt, I reflect on alterity. I felt very different from everyone in the village, understandably, but this feeling was not always of the same intensity. 825 more words

Gilyard, _Voices of the Self_

Gilyard, Keith. Voices of the Self: A Study of Language Competence. Wayne State UP, 1991. (175 pages)

Gilyard offers an auto-ethnographic narrative of his coming-into-being as a black young man, juggling between different discursive worlds in and outside of school. 285 more words

Race

FRAGMENTS/SNAPSHOTS/WHY not unFINISHED!?BY STEVEN BENSON

Holbeck Hall, Scarborough/ Birmingham Snow Hill station residuary body/the liminal rest home/abandoned houses/decrepitude/desuetude/decayetude: the ghost stories(spectral psychogeography), the rants, the lgbt/Queer theory,the syntheses, the hybrid(sebaldian) stylistics; HAVE I NOW SAID IT ALL? 29 more words

Alexander and Rhodes, "Flattening Effects"

Alexander, Jonathan, and Jacquline Rhodes. “Flattening Effects: Composition’s Multicultural Imperative and the Problem of Narrative Coherence.” CCC 65.3 (2014): 430-54. (25 pages)

Alexander and Rhodes, … 610 more words

Teaching Of Writing