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5 Lessons I've Learned From Working With Children (Truth Is, They're Wise AF)

Are you growing a beard?” this five-year-old asked. A moment of truth. I somehow forgot to pluck out those few whiskers I would not be caught dead without plucking out (and cannot believe I am now writing about to the masses). 1,482 more words

An Epiphany on Women's Day

People do not change over night. You do not, you cannot, wake up one day and choose to be different than who you are. But you can change over time, gradually, sometimes so slowly, that you are a different person even before you realize it. 730 more words


Quote for Today: Claude Debussy

I wish to write down my musical dreams in a spirit of utter self-detachment. I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naïve candor of a child. 49 more words

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Analysis of "To Kill a Mockingbird": Scout’s Lesson of Empathy

A child’s laugh scatters through the grayed sky, inopportune for the gloom hanging in the air. woman shifts her heavy gaze upon the misunderstanding girl, echoes of her own childhood shattering her thoughts. 843 more words



Why do I do this to myself?

I set myself up for disappointment

From the very beginning

Like a fool, I see a future in ashes… 64 more words

Abuja Poet

I Hardly Dated. How Utterly Foolish!

I can count the dates in my teen and young adult life on one hand. Prom, Dante’s Peak and Nutty Professor dvds, and rollerskating with one guy, Jurassic Park with a high school friend. 1,124 more words

Day of (Lip) Service

Casting the MLK holiday as a Day of Service sterilizes King’s radical demands for socioeconomic equality. King was assassinated in 1968 while supporting a strike by public employees, and soon thereafter… 280 more words