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Malinche the Survivor

Malinalli and her grandmother on a trip to visit monarch butterflies.

A very literal image of the quote “words like lightning” from page 65. Rough beginnings, guys. 460 more words

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Book Review: Mishima A Vision of the Void by Marguerite Yourcenar

On November 25, 1970, Yukio Mishima, one of the most acclaimed Japanese writers of all time, was part of a group that stormed a military facility and held a prominent officer hostage. 454 more words

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Gay Marriage

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Of course Gay Marriage demands a re-look at, as well as a re-examniation of, the institution of marriage, and that is not so much marriage today, although it does insist we do so, but marriage as it has been engaged in societies, more specifically the United States, or generally, in the English speaking world. 6,172 more words

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Malinche the Survivor

Sierra Walton

Malinche the Survivor

Malinche is a survivor because she made it through her hardships and finally found peace in the end. Malinche survived many traumatic events in her life, from her birth to the battlefield. 712 more words

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Loves, and Lows

January 25 – January 31

This bitch falls way too deep in love with things. Too fast, too easy. A cup of Tesora from Philz, the latest single by the 1975, Giants making the playoffs in an even year, stilettos under $20, Bernie Sanders. 676 more words

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A COP CAPER

A COP CAPER

Elizabeth Willis Barett…………..January 2016

I’ve always liked the Gilbert police.  Not that I’ve had lots of run-ins with policemen, but when you’re working with a drug addict or have a minor traffic infraction, you have to speak to them once in a while.   1,405 more words

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

A recent visit to Washington presented the opportunity to visit the Vietnam War Memorial Wall. The setting was a pleasant summer evening, under billowing thunderheads and softly fading western sunlight. 1,975 more words

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