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Wings clipped

The time: 11 AM.

Mom gets a phone call. The kind of call that gives you some shivers even before you answer it.

“She just passed on” 864 more words

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Two Poems

These two poems by Naomi Shihab Nye rank high on my list of favorite poems. They are both so simple and strikingly beautiful. I always like to read poems out loud (something about actually hearing the rhythms and the rhymes make them all the more powerful, don’t you think?). 451 more words


Hello Therapy 👋🏻

So my last therapist retired. I do think everyone should see one because there good people to talk too. Bounce ideas off of and how your feeling. 205 more words

Everyday Life

Don't raise a kid who is an asshole

​I swore I wasn’t going to do this. But against my better judgement, I gave in. I was supposed to have written this months ago, but instead I’m writing this today. 995 more words

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Just don't 

It’s a Saturday morning. I have just woke up. Time check: 9:43 AM. Early mornings are not for me.

10:05 AM, there’s a power cut. Musanze is blessed with power cuts which try my patience! 779 more words

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Letter to my younger self

Dear Angela,

You aren’t sure what’s ahead, and the unknown scares you. There are times when you won’t know what to do. You’ll lay in bed and stare at the ceiling for what seems like days trying to figure out your life. 919 more words

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If Only It Were This Easy

A truly compassionate world would have looked different from the one we have today. People hurt each other and don’t even care that they did. People have become egoistic creatures stepping on each other and only think of themselves. 1,125 more words

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