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For A Time

It was beyond agony, to have to wait. Jet could hardly concentrate through the last of his classes, and when he was finally released, it was all he could do, to not simply run for his room. 1,509 more words


This Will Pass

Kieron’s mood improved drastically after finding the letters; though he was wounded beyond belief at his father’s actions, though he was furious beyond words, he showed none of it, and simply soothed himself by reading and re-reading the letters he’d found. 1,891 more words


Benjamin Ellison and Mary Maria Ambler

Benjamin Ellison was baptized 27 MAR 1786 in Birstall, St Peter, Yorkshire. His father was Thomas Ellison. The record does not show his mother’s name. 91 more words


The Ones You Want to Have as Ancestors

“Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values.” 13 more words


When I Discover Who I am

“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”

Ralph Ellison
The Invisible Man

Duane Michals photographed by Abe Frajndlich, NYC, 2001


Out of Resentment

“It’s when you feel like this that, out of resentment, you begin to bump people back. And, let me confess, you feel that way most of the time. 61 more words


An Invisible Man

“I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. 45 more words