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The Unknown Story.

“My dad left”, “My mother died”, “My lover`s gone”, “My house has fell”, “My body is ill”.

Each one of us has a story, a story no one knows about. 500 more words


Book Recommendation: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

I read The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (Michael Chabon) in the summer of 2014. Drawn by the pop-art-esque cover art, a sticker announcing it at as a “staff pick” and a line citing its place as a Pulitzer Prize winner, I bought the novel to read on a month-long trip to Europe. 1,063 more words

Escapism (part 2)

I have never been good at really expressing how I feel to other people. I was never able to say ‘I’m Sorry’, never able to say ‘I Love You’, never able to really talk to my best friends and tell them how I really felt inside. 315 more words


Literature as escapism

I’m an American and a child of the 1990s.  I’m not sure how much that shapes me or my worldview.  Does it make me an… 477 more words


The Persistent Itch

The persistent itch, aching for another hit. Your shoulder, beat red as fingers scrape up and down to relieve the pain. Pleading eyes look into mine, the dark reflection of myself sits in the center. 211 more words



It’s like waiting to be noticed,
In a sea full of pretentious women
Gathering a bunch of flowers in softly made hands
Picking them off one by one… 85 more words


Go Outside. Let The Kids Run. Chase Them.

Paternity leave suits me well. I get bonding time with the wee-baby-Adrian and that also means bonus time chasing Maya around. We recently traveled to my white haired uncle’s farm to pick cherries. 26 more words