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That Was Close

It was close, far too close, but instead they took our neighbors. You know, the “others” we hardly knew. At least they took them and not us too. It was close again, and then again and again, until they came … Continue reading

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Comparing

  Interior, exterior, there’s no hiding when hateful actions tell the truth. Superior, inferior, if only there was a way to know? Ah, but there is, but it doesn’t show. Unless, of course, someone declares they’re superior, for that’s an … Continue reading

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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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The Story

There was a story they often told, they said it was her origin. They were wrong. Her story resided in a place they couldn’t see, it kept her alive when she should have died, when the lie they loved grew … Continue reading

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