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Death of the Collective Soul

A casket upon the ground. No one around to make a sound. An abandoned coffin on the hill. The hill is quiet, all is still. No lingering sobs or mournful cries No shouted protests where no one hides. The sun … Continue reading

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Sickened

Prejudice based on skin? That’s absurd. —It’s about color— Color is a spectrum, not black and white. —It’s about race— There’s one race, the human race. —It’s about superiority— Superiority becomes inferiority when declared. —You just don’t understand— Oh, I … Continue reading

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The State of the Mirror

The words came from a place not difficult to find, though they were for some. Her mirror held a troubled view, it reminded. Injustice remained. She refused to see the other reflection, the one seen by some. Mothers were everywhere, … Continue reading

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People Like Her

It was difficult to sort, to comprehend, people referring to “people like her,” telling her who she was. They deemed it their responsibility, filling-in blanks she didn’t know she had. It was difficult to be herself when she was “one … Continue reading

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