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I glance at my watch as a toxic cloud of cigarette smoke escapes my lips. 5:36 A.M. As I shift my weight from one foot to the other, my shoe hits a protruding tree root.
An Ode to the Boys I Once Loved
A first kiss A first touch When feelings were felt And love was supposed to be All that mattered But then The trouble began
When I am a Mother
When I am a mother my daughter will know How to find her own magic How to see her own body and smile How to navigate a patriarchal society
Follow the Code
It's an eight-season series adapted from the novels of Jeff Lindsay that aired from October 2006 to September 2013. Starring Michael C. Hall, it follows the complicated experience of Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter analyst employed by the homicide division of the Miami Police Department. He works with his sister, Debra Morgan, a police officer who is eventually promoted to Detective and then to Lieutenant during the course of the seven years the show aired.
The Crone and the Maiden
I eagerly open the sealed letter addressed to me. The handwriting in blue pen is that kind of old-fashioned capitalisation that remains classic. The letter begins: ‘Well, good morning. Luna Moonstone’.