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grace alone might have to do

February 18, 2011

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“If ever there came a morning when mercy and simple good fortune took to their heels and fled, grace alone might have to do.” (Paradise, Toni Morrison) The summer before my ninth grade year, I read the novel Beloved by Toni Morrison. I had checked it out from the public library which was within walking […]

Dear Jon Kortajarena

February 7, 2011

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Dear Jon Kortajarena, The only reason I bought the film “A Single Man” is to watch you smoke. Languidly, sensually, lusciously smoke. As the foggy curl stretches itself against the curve of your lips, groping its way past your warm amber eyes and finally dispersing to meet the hazy afternoon sky just past your thick, […]

Dear Ruth Goodman

January 18, 2011

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Dear Ruth Goodman, I am completely and actively devoted to you. Can I be you when I grow up please? Many of my fellow countrymen probably have no idea who you are, and that’s a shame. I myself only recently discovered Edwardian Farm because of my newly born and overwhelming fascination with the Edwardian period […]

Dear Lady Gaga

October 25, 2010

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Dear Lady Gaga, So I was recently watching some throwback Fraggles episodes (I was high.) (On cake batter.) and I realized that I have decided what your new name should be. Not looking for a new name, you say? Well, I’m not looking for god awful eurotrash pop songs on my TV every time I […]

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

October 8, 2010

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And he is greedy and lactose intolerant. Dear manufacturers of SILK Soymilk, Mint chocolate flavor? I know this was made for me and only me and I thank you. The care and attention you have shown to create a flavor that I suggested in response to your facebook wall query a couple of years ago […]

why some people be mad at me sometimes

October 6, 2010

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Resonance. Re-reading Lucille Clifton I came upon this poem and it made a resounding clang within my current emotional life. I wanted to share. From Blessing The Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 (c) 2000, BOA Editions, Ltd. . why some people be mad at me sometimes they ask me to remember but they want […]

Astrology

October 3, 2010

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Oh, October. Not only is it a lovely autumnnal month but it’s the heavenly home to one of my favorite astrological signs, the Libra. A fellow air sign for this Aquarian, I’ve always felt a particular connection with the bearers of equality. So imagine my surprise at reading the following tidbit about Aquarius/Libra compatibility recently […]