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Half-Life

The half-life of love is forever. – Junot Diaz Don’t worry: you’ll change and you’ll hope I will too, and I will, but not because you saw my interest die along the mirror, stretching between our lives, we stood too far … Continue reading

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Nuts

Part 1 almonds bake in the sun, raisin skin crackling in the heat, nut potpourri it’s alright it’s alright that we met it’s alright that we don’t meet anymore my walnut heart has barely just enough room for my Thumbelina … Continue reading

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Walnut

my love is a walnut small and hard fitting along the seams of my little walnut heart there is no room for anyone here this is a single occupancy ride this is the opposite of loneliness and this is the … Continue reading

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Mid-Series Review: Patriarchy and Misogyny in Hotel Beau Sejour

For those craving the second season of the French show Les Revenants to finally appear on Netflix, or the Australian Glitch, and similar horror/mystery pairings, Hotel Beau Sejour is a nice rest stop and well worth a watch in its … Continue reading

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The Cook

There is a strong scent in the garden. Air freshener. No, less…chemical. Sometimes roses, but not from a rose. Sometimes vanilla, but not like ice cream. Jasmine. Sometimes like a cinnamon bun. Elaichi. Food. Cooking. Someone is cooking in my … Continue reading

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Choosing Myself

I belong to myself. I belong to me. I choose me. I choose myself. I will build a life I am proud of and happy with. I will consistently make choices that choose this proud and happy life. I will … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Manifesto

I choose to define myself by what I do, not how I feel. I will observe each emotion with critical distance, detachment, and understanding of their ephemeral and impermanent nature. I will do this for all emotions regardless of intensity, and regardless … Continue reading

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20 Reasons to Not Date Until 30

I turn 27 this year. I have been dating on and off for about 5 years. These led me to many many pointless encounters, as well as three 1-2 month long “interactions” that abruptly ended with me being dumped. Yes, … Continue reading

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Defiance

I will not be defined by those who do not want me.

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Longing

I belong to myself.

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