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Autobiography

The stories we tell about ourselves
hang like stars in the night sky
infinite, glowing bright,
until they wheel onward, unseen
to the other side of consciousness… 126 more words

Poetry

My World of Boy Friends

Have I grabbed your attention with this flashy title?

Good. I do hope you took note of the strategic space between “boy” and “friends” because surprise surprise, I’m  1,498 more words

Life

Life's Strange Happenings

Life is quite a funny thing sometimes.

For those of you that don’t know, I work part-time at a tutoring centre in my town (city, whatever, idk at this point). 1,303 more words

Life

Lines Composed A Few Years After the Celebration of Uncle Don's and Auntie Julia’s Life: A Meditation On Wisdom and Joy

Ecclesiastes 7: 1-2

A good name is better than fine perfume,
and the day of death better than the day of birth.
It is better to go to a house of mourning… 1,078 more words

Personal Narratives

Daisy's Third Birthday

See that dog-shaped abyss that my fiancée is sacrificing pizza into?  She turned three last week, and she got her very own personal pan to celebrate. 84 more words

Personal Narratives

Sofia Jannok and Sàmi Solidarity

I’m honored to publish this guest post by my cousin Linsey, whose big heart shines through her writing. We met earlier this year through a DNA match, and I was able to share the suppressed history of our immigrant forebears in Swedish Lapland, whose suffering and their resiliency gave rise to our own lives.  1,418 more words

Events

This video still applies: #BlackLivesMatter

This video, courtesy of AJ+ via Facebook, pretty much sums up the race war being perpetuated by elite, mostly white forces—under the guise of “law enforcement”– in this country. 118 more words

Poetry

RonniN reblogged this on I Teach English Language Learners and commented:

This needs to keep going around, until everyone, everywhere, gets the point. We should not stay quiet in the face of racism.