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I Write To Clear The Clutter In My Head

The Thing About Me, when it comes to writing, is that my brain is a browser with hundreds of tabs open. Not an original metaphor but a very true one (shout out to whoever thought it first, you knew what the deal was!). Understandably, this chaos makes me run slow sometimes. I sometimes feel like…… Continue reading I Write To Clear The Clutter In My Head

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Internet Friends: when the people in your actual life are not enough*

About ten years ago, if you told someone you had a friend and they asked where y’all met, and you said, “Online”, that person would squint their eyes with suspicion and warn you about not getting too friendly with people you’ve never seen in real life. In the age of Catfish and online scams, you…… Continue reading Internet Friends: when the people in your actual life are not enough*

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“If you gaze long into an abyss…”

  … the abyss looks right back at you and asks, “Aye, you gonna jump or nah? “I know you want to….” you hear, as the taunting echoes trail away. The unknown (assumed) territory that lays low, low beneath a steep cliff is always presumed to be dark and treacherous. Scary things lurk down there.…… Continue reading “If you gaze long into an abyss…”

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The Bat Incident of July ’16

Have you ever found animals or creatures, that should belong in a gutter or cave, in your house at some point? The Internet has opened my eyes, making me aware of the horrific situations other people find themselves in. Even before I was fully exposed to the Internet, I read something that said ‘while you…… Continue reading The Bat Incident of July ’16