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UNFURL

tethered to fear

folding limbs

like mimosa leaves

a prayer, a plea.

thoughts on a leash

exorcised dreams

pinned to the ground

biting dust

with spines coiled… 10 more words

POETRY

Reasons for Treason

After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, “President” Trump planted himself in a very precarious position. When he spoke about the events to the press right after the death of Heather Heyer and the injury to 19 others, he said “we condemn in the strongest possible terms, the egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence—on many sides. 532 more words

Time For White People To Act Up For Racial Justice

As a teenage white boy in the late 1990s, learning about the Civil Rights Era in my Holgate HS history class, I remember asking myself, “What would I have done if I had lived during that time?” Would I have marched with Dr. 357 more words

Politics

British Asian female in the 21st century...

Never in a million years did I think I would be writing any sort of blog in my life. I guess life has a way of testing us and sometimes when I look back at mine I just have the urge to get it down. 2,500 more words

Anxiety

British Asian female in the 21st century...

Never in a million years did I think I would be writing any sort of blog in my life. I guess life has a way of testing us and sometimes when I look back at mine I just have the urge to get it down. 2,500 more words

Anxiety

Memoirs of a Gender-Fucked Social Failure

Who am I?

This question has torn at my soul for the majority of my life. As early as I can recall understanding the notions of gender expression, identity and sexual orientation, I have been plagued with confusion regarding where I belong in this world. 694 more words

Cissexism

Tosca's Tale

Seventy years since the survivors’ of Auschwitz were liberated, I was watching a tv documentary where six of them recounted their stories of survival and the terrible aftermath they’ve endured, of nightmares and tragedies. 190 more words

Poem

Dermott Hayes reblogged this on Postcard from a Pigeon and commented:

As true and relevant today (maybe more) https://youtu.be/V_pg-DKBeZ0