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Experiences in Poetry
I am a poet. I don't have any books published, but I am a poet. When I sit down to write, it's what comes easiest. The fiction I write often comes from poems or turns into poems or, at the very least,...
Jessica Jolia19 days ago
But First, Me
Growing up is hard to do, especially when you're late to the party. Born nearly two weeks beyond my mother's due date, I guess I should have seen that coming from the very beginning. Though I've alway...
Q-ell Betton20 days ago
Fitness in a YouTube World
If you type the word "fitness" into the Google search engine, you get—in less than a second—over three and a half billion search results. Fitness, on the internet, is big, big business. With the world...
Simon Morrell20 days ago
The Best Way to Climb Everest
We all have goals, aspirations, and dreams. No matter what our station in life, our circumstances, or where we find ourselves, it is one of the basic human conditions to want to aim high, to aim highe...
Jess O’Brien22 days ago
Nathan's Story
Nathan’s room was blue, but it isn’t anymore. We used to draw all over his walls—impossible triangles, strange faces, intricate patterns. We’d planned to cover the ceiling, too. We would sing Beatles ...
Pouria Nazemi23 days ago
'LDR:' Brave, Bold and Not Afraid of Technology
Love, Death and Robots (LDR) is now streaming on Netflix. LDR is a series of 18 episodes of short animations. Each episode is different in the graphics and animation style. Some episodes are using cla...

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