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how close together are the tracks of good and evil intentions and proof cannot contain them a choice made for healing wounds someone else empties out in a bowl of tears fiercer than a Kentucky rainfall ~~~ you may have … Continue reading

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Let me cry

I can’t get the stench out of my hair and my clothes the rubberish burn composting bananas and soup bones and lettuce and feces   the man tearing off labels of  plastic bottles to sell     the wet naked … Continue reading

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Mandela and me

I didn’t expect Nelson Mandela’s death to be so emotional for me. We never met face to face. He was sentenced to life in prison when I was two. This means that for my entire childhood, he was in jail. … Continue reading

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“Let go, you tell me”

“Let go,” you told me as I buttered my toast and swallowed down bitter black coffee “it’s early and I haven’t awakened quite yet or checked my facebook messages”   “Let go,”  you told me “I will, I said, but give … Continue reading

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Become a Festival!

Suffering is not holding you. You are holding suffering. When you become good at the art of letting sufferings go, then you’ll come to realize how unnecessary it was to drag those burdens along with you. You’ll see that no … Continue reading

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