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If crazy were a noise, it’d be ringing in your ears. Read More

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I always wonder what if . . . what if one moment in time had not been stolen. what if, we could get that moment back . . . what if . . . Read
I looked in the mirror this morning . . . and I accept the reality and actuality of me . . . because I am still the child, the boy, the young man, and the man, I was meant to be, regardless of the effects and affects of time .… Read

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I wish I had more time to decide . . . the human instinct to let time be the master of us . . . Read

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There is a uniqueness, a singularity, to each of us, separated only by the shades of our experience and shadows of our past. Read

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My life has revolved, for better or worse, around the color of my skin. I am not unquie. It is a simple truth, that, fo rmany of us, the color of our skin defines us and explains us, in the eye of the beholder. But is it fair, is it… Read

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Come, step into my mind, and see where my words originate -- but don't touch anything! And, watch your step . . Read
A warning to the unsuspecting young whippersnappers out there . . . take a lesson from experience, and learn . . . . Read

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This is an assignment I wrote for a creative writing class. Read
Sharing a simplistic reflection of thanksgiving and of hope, in a world closing itself off from hearing and feeling the human cries of despair and of desperation. Read
Sharing my New Year's Eve (2022) writing -- and how many resolutions, promises and pledges have I already broken? And you? Read

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Written last December (2022) -- going over my writings of the past few months, I came across this and thought I'd share it on Bootsie. You must understand the timing to appreciate it fully -- the chaos, the insurrection, the indignity, the shame. Read
My mother has been long for too many years now. Yet, Mother's Day is still a part of me, and she, still the reflection of pure affection. Here is what I wrote last month (May 2023) about what Mother's Day has become to me. . . Read

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Who are we? What are we? Why are we? Well, my take is simple. We are a hodgepodge of traits, peculiarities and qualities, stitched together with bits and pieces of insanity, recklessness, stupidity, absurdity, and laced with discretion, wisdom, perspicacity, and emotion. We are unique in how we use and… Read

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this lyric essay portrays the hardships my sister and i have endured throughout the years, yet how the adversity has brought us together and made us closer than ever. Read

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April 12, 2023

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A personal journey about overcoming negative cultural stereotypes regarding sex & disability. Read

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An essay about overcoming and dispelling cultural stereotypes as a person with physical challenges. Read

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TW// body image issues Read

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February 27, 2023

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getting through a day without going mad. Read

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February 15, 2023

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a few days on a Covid ward Read

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February 06, 2023

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My writing sample for grad school. Read

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January 20, 2023

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Just for Fun! Read

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January 09, 2023

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Insects are an important part of the planet's ecology. Read

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December 17, 2022

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I wrote this while working through the turmoil of this relationship I had freshman year of college. Here is a short blurb from the week our relationship ended. Read

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November 30, 2022

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November 08, 2022

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I saw a very good video of the 1940 logging of Redwoods. Read

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October 31, 2022

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October 19, 2022

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A memoir about who I thought was a mysterious Asian girl in grade school, coated in rain, mystery, and sorrow. Read

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How my S***-faced neighbor harasses me in the mornings. Read

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I am a targeted individual and the victim of gang stalking. What does this mean? Look up the Co Intel Pro of the 1960s or follow my stories as I explain the governmental experiment that leads to my psychological torture day by day. Read

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September 05, 2022

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My relationships are complicated and painful Read

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August 22, 2022

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reflections Read

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As any parent knows, kids don’t come with an instruction book. This one time got my goat... Read

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July 11, 2022

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I started writing this over a year ago, abandoned it, and now finished it. When I started, I was looking for a way to describe chronic illness, pain, and fatigue to people in my life who don’t experience it. Thus, an overly long, weird metaphor because figurative language, I’ve found,… Read

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This was a personal literacy essay I wrote recently for fun. I was listening to this Sour album by Olivia Rodrigo and it made me reflective on how I deal with people. People I have met is like a journey of a car ride. This is also for Archia's contest-… Read

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June 29, 2022

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I have seriously wondered if I've developed some sort of mental illness... or worse. Prison life can do that to you. Read