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Wool

Soft wool thread slides between her left fingers, Leaving a gentle callus on the knuckle As the time flies by. The cold metal hook never quite warms In her right hand, as it weaves In and out, knotting. Making a … Continue reading

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Tiddalik the Frog

Tiddalik the Frog swallowed the seas The lakes and the rivers In an attempt to quench an unquenchable thirst He drank the world dry So thirsty was he And the world was a sad, barren place Without water In a … Continue reading

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Just

‘Just’ a man would be the biggest lie. ‘Just’ a father, a son, a brother, a husband. ‘Just’ a goddamn pain in the ass. ‘Just’ the loudest laugh in the room. ‘Just’ the most aggressive finger-pointer. ‘Just’ the best air … Continue reading

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Fears

Why is your hair so big Why is your butt so big Why aren’t your clothes matching Why are you wearing that? Why do you look so different from me? I remember each sting. I remember each harmless joke. They are … Continue reading

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Thanks

When I was 12 I decided I wanted to become a teacher. When I was 16 I decided I wanted to do it overseas. At 27, this is what I do.  I get to fly home and see my (healthy) … Continue reading

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Tell me

Words are a refuge, written and spoken. Language is a haven – you can hide and reveal as you wish. Body language, spoken language. Tell me, show me, let me know what you want from me. Let me read you. … Continue reading

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REAL HEROES

Last week, the middle school did Day 9 – an experimental concept where kids sign up to do workshops based on their personal interests and spend 2 days learning, ideating, and creating. I was signed up for the Superhero Comics workshop. … Continue reading

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