Tag Archives: Nonfiction

home is everywhere

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “Love ends. But what if it doesn’t?” — Ada Limón / “The Hurting Kind” “… economic injustice will stop the moment we want it to stop, and no sooner, and if we genuinely … Continue reading

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can’t keep pretending

We’re occupying schools across the world to protest climate inaction Schools and universities all over the world are planning to take school strikes one step further and occupy our campuses to demand the end of the fossil economy. Taking a … Continue reading

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no nazi homophobes

The Best Stuff I Read This Week “… noncooperation with evil is just as much a moral duty as is cooperation with good.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / Stride Toward Freedom “Our modern capitalist economy was born thanks … Continue reading

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tens of thousands

Warming Stripes This is a graphic representation of the changes in global temperature based on “tens of thousands” of measurements taken between 1850 and 2018 (left to right). Choices? What I’m Reading: “Geoengineering: The realistic assumption that it’d be easier … Continue reading

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Don’t D-76 / Don’t Stop / Don’t Fix

This ritual: its repetition is liturgical. A call and response in absentia. There is no rejoinder. There is no “and also with you.” What I’m Reading: “One form collective crime takes is marriage.” — Kathy Acker / Empire of the … Continue reading

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guilty bystanders we

g.b.w. guilty bystanders we?bystanders guilty we!we guilty bystanders. What I’m Reading: “’Now,’ he said, ‘I’ll by God show them how ugly the Ugly American can be.’And he breaks out all the ugliest pictures in the image bank and puts it … Continue reading

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of fighting unhappiness

Tell Don’t Show / That Thing i. The pith of the pang is what I pity. Nowhere is it written that this must be done, but I strive to do it nonetheless for fear of not doing it with empathy. … Continue reading

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if you insist

WriteRightRite If you insist I write at least 100 words everyday in this space, then, here goes: if I started at one hundred and started to count down until I had written another 99 words in this space then it … Continue reading

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don’t crawl inside

found poem (3.0) / interstices (111516) “… the smell of steelit’s warm it’s visceralthe smell of bloodand steelit’s warmif you are in a situation like thatdon’t crawl insidein the middle of the roomevery person who had his phone callingwas killed…” … Continue reading

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in my neighborhood

duress administered & duress received the viridium-iridium dry cry listening to silence is, in itself, listening to something “To resist in place is to make oneself into a shape that cannot so easily be appropriated by a capitalist value system.” … Continue reading

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