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Poetry vs. Fake News

Our mother/daughter book club just finished reading Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys’ historical fiction account of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a German ocean liner sunk by a Soviet submarine. 977 more words

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The World is Beautiful, the World is Brutal

Reservoir 13, by British writer Jon McGregor, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, but I read it because I read somewhere that George Saunders recommended it  (Saunders’ book, … 1,065 more words

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To the Man I love

And when I didn’t receive any single text message from you this holiday, I knew deep down in my spirit that it was finally over, that we have reached the end and I am all alone at the end. 448 more words

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My November in a Nutshell

I started November with a broken heart. Haha! What an intro, but it’s true. My six year relationship came to an end and it was devastating … but heeey! 618 more words

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On Benefactors and Portals

Who are your people, the ones you feel most seen by, the ones that give you strength and inspiration? I’ve been thinking about mine after reading Patti Smith’s memoir. 2,249 more words

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Remember when I said I had to learn to embrace and accept my past because it has become a part of me, part of my life? 136 more words



“And perhaps the most beautiful paradox of all:

how the human heart is heartbreakingly fragile

and unshakably strong at the same time.”

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