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This Is It

For the longest time
I thought I wanted peace,
quiet, ease, solitude,
all the free time in the world
to do whatever I wanted to do… 230 more words

Poetry

Identity > Race

Identity

remember having what I would describe as “come to Jesus meetings” with my mom. I remember vividly on multiple occasions she would ask the question “who are you?” You can only imagine the intensity of those moments and the pressure I felt to come up with an answer to that question. 893 more words

the dial got stuck

Indeed it did, Gentle Reader.  For the past few weeks the setting has been permanently on CLUSTERF***.

One tiny example? No internet or phone for a week during which my email “chats” (from my landlady’s where I was perched between a cat litter box and a saddle) with the satellite provider started being all caps. 782 more words

Animals

The 'ZF' phase

I looked at myself in the mirror today and for the briefest of moments I thought I was having an early mid-life crisis.

I’m sporting soft peachy-pink hair, eyeing up colourful unicorn tattoos for my thigh and considering having my septum pierced. 621 more words

Life

The blind men and the elephant

a poem by John Godfrey Saxe

It was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined,
Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), 270 more words

Perception