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Potent Reflections by a Heavyweight Goddess

By now you must be aware that smoking pot leads to “harder stuff”… Well, it naturally follows that the same is true for head shaving.  Yes.  1,043 more words

Life

It's Going to Be OK

I sat, waiting, in the Big Room.

Around me were gathered about forty others, in the hardbacked plastic seats, under the blare of florescents.  Most were having side or group conversations, hushed, but I sat quietly to myself, waiting.   1,222 more words

Memoir

Book Review: Underground to Canada

There were rumbling thunderstorms last night with huge lightning flashes, so we turned off all major appliances, including the TV. I used the time to catch up on my reading. 271 more words

Memoir

Grieving--dVerse Quadrille #36

Grieving

I’m so caught up in flicker-
flashes of your presence, though
I can’t see you. I find you cached
in photos, letters, a memory. 54 more words

Poetry

Eldridge Cleaver's Soul on Ice—Still Relevant 50 years later

Soul on Ice is comprised of different writings—essays, letters, and musings by Eldridge Cleaver, a former Black Panther Ministry of Information party leader. He writes about who he was, what he did, and why. 677 more words

Nonfiction

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child ~ Sandra Uwiringiyimana

Rating: 10/10

A memoir from Sandra’s perspective, How Dare the Sun Rise is the story of Uwiringiyimana’s childhood in a war torn country and her family’s immigration to the United States as refugees. 398 more words

Book Review

Make Me Rich, Or Famous, Or Something

That wonderful day arrives–you’ve finished your first book. Your excitement level has reached a new high, and you can’t wait to revel in your success. Fame and fortune can only be moments away–nanoseconds in the fullness of time. 982 more words

Writing