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I don’t actually want to complain about not feeling well. I want to feel well. When I was younger, I thought if I found the right person to tell what was hurting me, it could be fixed. 1,691 more words


Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar

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Carly is a university drop out and now she works in a dine as a cook, only nigh turns because she needs to surf in the morning. 176 more words

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But mom, my letters and numbers have colors! On synesthesia as a writer

I haven’t written a non-love letter blog post in a while, and while I intend to keep up that project, I also want to talk. There is so much to talk about. 1,161 more words

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Read Shareen on The Honeyed Quill

The Honeyed Quill is sister site to Open Thought Vortex Magazine. It is the blog of Editor-in-Chief Shawna Ayoub Ainslie. She was the first person to publish me after I left journalism. 217 more words


Built for Hurt

 Photo courtesy of Roberto Vongher and Wikimedia Commons

I’m delighted to have my essay “Built for Hurt” published in the inaugural issue of qualia, an “experimental journal dedicated to creative and critical thinking at the intersection of the arts, humanities, and medical sciences. 185 more words

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Visual Thinking in the Autistic Brain

I always felt something was very different about my brain. In early elementary, I remember asking the teacher and my classmates if everyone else saw millions of individual pixels of multi-colored light as they looked up at their bedroom ceilings at night. 1,966 more words


Surprising The Senses

If you were able to touch the wings of a dragonfly in flight one summer afternoon, would you be able to replicate the sensation of flying? 457 more words