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Ghost Dad: An Encounter with my Father | Personal Narrative

Growing up for most of my childhood without a father, I was always left with a sense of wonder. I guess not knowing made me destined to be a dreamer. 617 more words

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Love in the Time of Identity Politics

In her slim but sprawling memoir The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson recounts her romantic relationship with Harry, a woman transitioning to man, and her own pregnancy, while liberally interspersing their story with reflections on the nature of gender and sexuality. 1,221 more words

On Fantines, railroads, and perished dreams

This essay was published as the runner up of the recently concluded online essay writing contest, Imagining My Future,  hosted by Kendii, in partnership with The…

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I will be back soon, and be with us

The past one year has been perhaps one of my most prolific years on this planet. It has also been my first time in a space, at great physical distance from home. 1,110 more words

Personal Narratives

Sent Off Another Commission Today

Sending this commission off today, which took me a few months to create. Commissions always take a lot longer than I anticipate; it involves a lot more back and forth to communicate a shared vision. 804 more words

General Musings On Life

Are you obsessed with my hair cut?

Are you obsessed with my hair cut?

Even if you are not, this post might be interesting.

Last month I cut my hair. And I cut them short. 552 more words

Personal Narratives

When learning ceases

“If I could use a time machine, I would go back to the time when the grading system was invented and I would destroy it. Because of its invention, teaching ceased to be a calling and became a profession. 87 more words

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