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Gently Fierce

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My mother paid for a tattoo a few years ago that is on the center of my back, anahata, the heart center of the body. … Read More»

Mom, hear me.

Sitting in front of a farm house in New England, it starts raining and I miss you. I wish there were songs I knew of that you loved so I could listen to them right now, but the rain will suffice. … Read More»

108 Days

It will be 90 days before we have autopsy results. I will write daily, even if it is two lines, for every bead on a mala. 108 days: 1. It's a long time since I went to mother's for a cup … Read More»

Writing : Necessity

The other night in class my professor was talking about the difference in the poems we create when we are writing out of necessity, or just writing to write: meet a deadline, get an assignment done, e … Read More»

Introducing 3 New Voices to the World Pulse Community!!!

Many of my friends have been supporting me by listening to endless rants about immigration, Tucson shootings, diverse senators, and prison conditions in Arizona. … Read More»

A Thousand Points of Light

The United States accounts for less than 5% of the world’s population and nearly 25% of the world’s prisoners. The U.S. houses more inmates than the top 35 European countries combined. … Read More»

Take Back the Night

Three days ago my friend Leah invited me to march, rally, protest, support other men, women, and children who have had the night taken from them. … Read More»

For the Girl in the Purple Dress and Red Sandals

Tonight I was invited to read at a Zonta International Humanitarian event. Proceeds will help strengthen services and programs for UNICEF, Safer Cities for Women and to the Liberia Fistula Program. … Read More»

when funerals are 3000 miles away

I couldn't help but write Nana's story for the op-ed. Before I could berate myself for not investigating the last protest at the Phoenix capitol over immigration, my own grandmother died. … Read More»

Threads of Legacy

The obituary would offer a name, explanation of character, and anyone left behind. Thousands like this were printed. Families paid per word to let the world know they had lost someone. … Read More»

My Shero

When I was 16 I lived with my family in an apartment. My neighbor Lydia noticed that my home environment was unstable and my parents neglected parental responsibilities. … Read More»

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