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Poetry In Words: What It Means To Be Beautiful

If I could be nothing else But a memory Cherished into a multitude of memories In my heart My eternally human heart I know That then Truly I’ll be beautiful Advertisements

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Book Whore’s Literary Digest: Writes Like A Genius

Sometimes to be perfectly honest, writing can be fucking beautiful. I say this confidently as a reader, writer, and self-proclaimed literary goddess. When I come across a piece of word-wizardry, I am always held in a state of awe, which … Continue reading

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Poetry In Words: Inspiring Self With Self

I must confess like so many things to a dizzying array of self-deprecation unconscious aggrandizing of self-perverted injuries In fact to enormous self-indulgence of the worst kind There are so many things that I can blame Except myself Because even … Continue reading

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The danger of a single story: Chimamanda Adichie on

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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story…

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Succeeding At Life And Other Things: Inspiration on a Monday

In order to talk about success, or more aptly, have the audacity to talk about success, one must first be honest; really honest—and honesty takes nudity. Whether you want to take this as a figure of speech, it is my … Continue reading

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Book Whore’s Reader’s Digest: A Literary Flavor Of Life

So I’ve decided to spice up my life—in a literary sense (although on a personal sense that wouldn’t be so bad either—life’s a doldrums—sigh). For the longest time I have wanted to expand my literary repertoire and read past the … Continue reading

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Poetic Reflection: Making Love To Beauty

If I am nothing more, than a nameless phantom, walking in beauty—fucking in my ecstasy, could there be nothing more that I ask from you—in all fairness—than your undying and most endless love. I am a lover In that I … Continue reading

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