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The baby

This Child is not ordinary, she reminds me of my grandfather she says, the eyes. Every Mother has the reaction, some more than others. Would you ever put an effort into what those eyes will soon be seeing by the time it’s four and five, has anyone ever thought of the images that are going to fill that little doting head. 73 more words


Student Reflections: Metanoia with Amal Kassir

Last week, spoken word poet and activist Amal Kassir joined us for Metanoia. Team Fink wrote some reflections and responses to Amal’s visit.

Don’t be afraid to be the elephant in the room. 1,391 more words

School Days

Metanoia - Chapter 01

Bagi Saya, Mama adalah segalanya. Beliau adalah Ibu, Ayah, guru, teman, bahkan musuh dalam hidup Saya. Banyak hal yang terjadi dalam hubungan Saya dan Mama, bisa dibilang hubungan kami lebih rumit dibandingkan jalinan asmara adam dan hawa (oke ini berlebihan). 1,136 more words


How Close to the edge.....

did we really have to wait to figure out young minds would never be able to deal with social media, the notion of bullying online, passed from the school yard to the new school online, did we really have to wait till the oceans became dirty before we recognized the waste, waiting for the inevitable does seem a human occupation, just saying. 97 more words




What is literature? That was the very first question that every Professor threw my way during my first week of Masters in English. I was fed up (really!), going through the same answer again and again. 669 more words


Center til Dawn: A Reflection on Being

“The first piece, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit and that the center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.” 298 more words


Think for yourself

Two years ago the poet Paul Lenzi shared a poem on his blog that truly bowled me over. It still does. I return to it as to a hallowed hospital for the soul. 303 more words