For my meteorite

You bring beauty and wonder to the night sky. I gaze upon you, always curious why you aren’t like the stars. You shine much brighter. You are much lighter as you streak above the trees. Soon you will come to lay. Then we will all pay a great price for your stillness.

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COVID-19 Relief | Poem I

A school shooter changes the world forever, mothers never escaping the deaths of their children, fathers never able to go back to work, children living a trauma filled life, Children lay down in a pool of blood, wondering if it belongs to them or their friend as they both take their last breaths, crying out…

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Today’s Youth

Great, you think they’re lazy. Resilience is something you think they need more of. Everything they stand for seems in opposition to your beliefs. They are really doing the same thing as you. All they want is to protect people and thrive.

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15 great things to do

I’ve created a list of 15 great things you can do. Give money to a charity; Donate blood; Help push another person’s car out of the snow; Loan money on Kiva; Hack a website that causes harm; Give a consensual hug to someone you’ve never hugged before; Reunite with a family member you haven’t seen…

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Toilet App

A toilet app is something you use when you’re bored, on the toilet, waiting for a meeting or appointment to start. My toilet app for long time was Facebook. Once I realized that I was giving way too much of my time, and by extension, outside advertising money to a psychopathic billionaire, I decided to…

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Can a stranger change your life for the better?

Most people know that a person can change your life. Think about how different your life might be if you were beaten as a child or instead maybe nurtured. Imagine if you married a person who constantly enriched your life, made everything better. These things seem obvious though. A stranger could certainly change your life…

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Happiness is just an emotion

Sometimes people will watch a really sad movie because they want to cry. I’m not generalizing. I know that watching a sad movie doesn’t make you the kind of person who wants to cry. Schindler’s list was pretty fucking sad or any movie ever where some poor asshole dies of cancer. There is a value…

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Day 3 Without TV

I’ve gone through 2 days without television. Overall, my happiness level has improved, although I’m a bit more irritable, and I find myself wanting to be more productive, which is difficult when you have children of any age, as they are constantly pressing you to do simple tasks for them. I truly love them though….

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No #TV – but for real this time…

I sit quietly in an empty waiting room, waiting for my daughter to finish her therapy session, not wanting to leave and go shopping, just in case I’m needed, just in case she needs to leave. I was recently asked how my life changed after my teenaged niece died. I ponder that even more, in…

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