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Writing Ideas from Stage One of Sleep

I have a notebook and pen beside my bed at all times because some of my most comical moments occur when I wake up and remember that I had written an idea down sometime in the middle of… 320 more words

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I’ll show you my tattooes if you show me yours
And teach me with what you’ve branded yourself.
Endure my questions on what makes you essential… 188 more words

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Nesting Process

When I first begin a different sort of life in a different sort of place, I write in my notebooks, or plane tickets, or coffee receipts… 609 more words

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The Indonesian Parent Trap

I have met my twin, lost at birth. When I first saw her, sitting in the corner of our Math/English teachers room with the other math teachers, I thought to myself: 1,179 more words

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The Boy Made of Silk and Fire

You couldn’t tell,
From the way he pushed his eyes down
From the way he bruised his heels on the rocks
From the way he flinched at her call, 254 more words

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Letting Go: Why I'm Stepping Back from Facebook

Journal Entry 04/11/2018

Nine years. I lived my life here for nine years. It was a place of comfort when I felt down. It was where I turned when I needed words of affirmation or acceptance. 2,639 more words

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What's it Like Teaching in Indonesia?

*disclaimer: I do not assume that, because I now have a smidgeon experience teaching here, that I know what teaching is like in Indonesia. Every school is vastly different; different curriculum standards (IB, Cambridge, New Zealand, etc.) different administrations, different teachers, different sets of kids with different economic backgrounds. 1,593 more words

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