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A tribute to Ralph Ellison's inspiring work The Invisible Man, as well as the works of James Baldwin, the Coen Brothers (in particular, the film Barton Fink) and the spirit of George Orwell. Read More

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"I was born and I'll die here both against My will" -Bob Dylan Read More
If a culture is sick it'll naturally produce a sick people. However, it is only a sick society that can produce a Son Of Man. What other kind of culture would need them? Read More
this is a story of a little girl in malawi wondering the rationality of her culture's basement. Read More

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A short little poem about some of the things I am struggling with, such as the languages I want to learn, the cultures I want to invest my time into and the confusion this all brings about as I'm pulled into different, oft competing directions. Read More
Cover art: spontaneous impressionist Squidward, acrylic, P. Livesey. Read More
1802 Upper Canada, a young French Catholic man and a young English Methodist girl meet and fall in love, but the girl's father forbids her to marry him unless the young man changes everything about himself from French to English---language, names, customs, traditions, religion...What will he do? Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

October 29, 2021

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Poem / Poetry

September 19, 2021

A candid take on our world’s prospects, from my perspective. Read More
A poem about the youth in South Africa who are abusing drugs and partaking in a hedonistic lifestyle. Read More
a political and spiritual essay about the hypocrisy called life. Read More
A narrative based on the Pantsula Culture in South Africa about how it originated in the ghetto townships of Soweto, and why it was used as a form of expression in the Apartheid era. A series about subordination and an urge to escape emotional segregation because of cultural enslavement imposed… Read More
A narrative based on the Pantsula Culture in South Africa about how it originated in the ghetto townships of Soweto, and why it was used as a form of expression in the Apartheid era. A series about subordination and an urge to escape emotional segregation because of cultural enslavement imposed… Read More
A narrative based on the Pantsula Culture in South Africa about how it originated in the ghetto townships of Soweto, and why it was used as a form of expression in the Apartheid era. A series about subordination and an urge to escape emotional segregation because of cultural enslavement imposed… Read More

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You are cordially invited! | Welcome to the most colorful, one of a kind, widely anticipated festival of the Philippines: Dinagyang Festival 2021. As per tradition, I write an essay about my home town's annual festival whenever it comes around. It's my way of celebrating and giving back, as well… Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

January 17, 2021

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Young Marine discovers new friends and a new culture far from home. Read More

Tags: culture, okinawa

I can not see you, therefore you can not see me Read More

Book / Fantasy

April 11, 2020

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SMILE CHANGES EVERYTHING CAN IT EVEN TURN THE WORLD INTO MAGIC READ TO EXPLORE Read More

Tags: magic, myth, culture, spell

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Marriage is tough, for sure. When love is exhausted, hatred arises, and we curse death upon the other half. Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story (2019) sets an excellent example, if you have watched the film. But what if there isn't any love in the first place? What if this marriage is… Read More
What do sex and homosexuality mean to an 11 year-old girl? Read More
A little history on the life of a shaman in the northern paiute culture. Read More
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