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Is there a Tragedy Chromosome?

Apophenia is the experience of perceiving patterns or connections in random or meaningless data.   It may be that I’m suffering from some variation of it, as I look at the tragedies in my mother’s and her mother’s and her mother’s mother’s lives and wonder idly if there’s a scientific pattern to explain them. 781 more words

Stories From My Maternal Line

Dallas Teen Gets 40 Years For Drowning Baby

The image above shows Dallas police officers using a sheet to cover the doorway as 2-month-old Justice Hull is removed from the apartment of the 15-year-old teen girl who was arrested, charged and convicted of murdering the child because she was jealous of her. 316 more words

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Finding Happiness

i am caught to a web of tragedies
and the happy cells are sucked out of me.
someone tells me to find my destined girl… 74 more words


Attacking A Gay Engineer Won't Un-Crash That Train

If you just read the headlines, you’d think Amtrak 188 derailed because of a mentally unstable 32-year-old gay engineer from Queens who had a need — a need for speed. 691 more words


Moments magical

Mixed amid life tragical;

Moping changes naught.

© D Clover, 2015



Exoticism, by one definition, is “the charm of the unfamiliar.” It is the representation of one culture for consumption by another.
It’s basically like fantasy literature which takes you to a new place,except it isn’t necessarily fictional. 477 more words


Are You Safe This Summer?

Summer is fast approaching and most of us are making plans for what we are going to do with the extra time and sunshine. Vacations, bar-b-ques, parties, shopping, camping, the beach…the choices are limitless. 438 more words

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