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Gift from Trayvon

Gift from Trayvon

Trayvon Martin (Feb. 5, 1995 – Feb. 26, 2012) should have celebrated his 19th birthday today. Two years after his death, I find myself still thinking of him. I think about who he might be now (who was I at 19?), I think about his parents’ battle for justice, I think about the stupid insanity … Continue reading

Write like a motherfucker.

Write like a motherfucker.

“Write like a motherfucker” is a quote from Cheryl Strayed’s book Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Life and Love from Dear Sugar. Dear Sugar is an advice column she wrote under the pen name of Sugar for the online literary journal The Rumpus. If you read this post of mine back at the end of … Continue reading