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Elaboration

Spirit of the Dragonfly

The last thing to sell off is my face painting kit and as I sat thinking about it, something occurred to me. The spirit of the dragonfly…For 14 years I face painted at least 2-3 weekends every month. It was rough always being on the go but now I see how my work ethic and […]

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Elaboration

Focus

You know, it’s a funny thing that happened when I began truly loving myself. I was no longer as self-conscious. I stopped thinking about whether people will still like me if I did x or y. My mind became less occupied with pondering how I came across. . It freed me to be more ‘present’ […]

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Evaluation

Little Bird

“You’ve changed little bird.” – Sandor Clegane
“Without Little Finger and Ramsey and all the rest, I would have stayed a little bird all my life.” – Sansa Stark
– Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4

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Elaboration

The Bearing

Touli walked up to the door with a quirky smile and rapped once, rubbing her temple anxiously. Honey came to the door in a bronze leotard beaming with childlike pride. “Did you get it?!” “I did.” “Well?” “Sonziwe Lamak” “What’s that?” “That’s his name, and he will bear five seeds for us. Amit, Sult, Jaz, […]

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Evaluation Poetry

hope. alone.

hope. alone. is oftentimes, enough…