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Poetry in Progress: A Life Alive with Esther Yoon

“So, about me… I’m boring with sprinkles but with exploding colors.”

Boring with sprinkles, and exploding colors is how Esther Yoon describes herself. Sprinkles and exploding colors, yes.

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Circumstances requiring heroism often did not permit contemplation or forethought. – The Sugar Camp Quilt, Jennifer Chiaverini

Book Quotes


I wonder

Why does he risk

the exuberance of a fine summer day

to spend it in a lonely sea


I wonder

Why does he gamble… 117 more words

Ephemeral Wanderings


Return me, wild confidence

I beckon from the wind.
Let go my fierce uncaring eyes
And their soulful fighting grin.


(something brave that is not a poem)

{trigger warning: rape, sexual assault}

I am posting this for a family member, a cousin. She has asked me to help her have her story seen. 3,052 more words

Comfort Zone

If only bravery could replace fear and resolve could overtake sadness, then maybe I could move back towards my life. Instead, here I sit on my couch restless and paralyzed at the same time.  272 more words

Be Brave

I been thinking a lot about courage.

Those who survive trauma are often called brave,

as if bravery were a by-product of suffering-

a purple heart for a psychological wound. 127 more words