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WITS Voices: I Am - Self-Portrait in Objects and Personal Geographies

By Rachel Kessler, WITS Writer-in-Residence

“The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is – it’s to imagine what is possible.” 2,093 more words

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"Where I'm From", by WITS Student Ahlam Khaleefa

Where I’m From

I come from Ding Dong, Beep Beep Beep, Sponge Bob Squarepants.
I come from the comfy gold sofa, sitting at a brown desk and putting on lipstick. 157 more words

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WITS Voices: Page as Garden

By Samar Abulhassan, WITS Writer-in-Residence

“It is like writing my eyes instead of hands.”

“You know how when you go into the wilderness you are expected to bring out your trash, leaving nothing behind? 871 more words

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I Am At My Wits End....

Hello everyone.. I am not sure if I can or if I am posting in the right place… But I need some help… I suppose that is why we all made it here… My husband and I got married last year although we have been together for about 8…He has been diagnosed with PTSD and is currently seeing a therapist but is not consistent…We have been having money issues and little things but nothing that would prepare me for the bomb he dropped on me on Christmas Eve… He loves me but is no longer in… I Am At My Wits End…. 7 more words

SAL's Literary Resolutions for 2016

Knowing your resolutions for a new year is generally the easiest part of these annual aspirations. The real work invariably comes in executing them, though when we asked SAL staff and WITS Writers to share their literary resolutions for 2016, it became clear that publicly announcing them is also part of the battle. 1,013 more words

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Overheard at a View Ridge Elementary School Poetry Reading

Last week, as I sat in the back of the View Ridge Elementary School library, several classes of fourth graders began to file into the room, prompting me to consider the most appropriate attire for an elementary school poetry reading. 273 more words

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