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The Permanence of Longing

The Permanence of Longing

Being stranded on a deserted island. Where the only source of food is coconuts and fish. Day after day sinking my teeth into cooked and raw unknown fish; hoping that none of them are the poisonous kind. I have no idea how to build shelter. So I pile leaves and sticks together until it holds […]

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Pressure

Pressure

life  is  like  a  box  that gradually  gets  smaller inside              of the box lies         me       a pebble as  the           box shrinks the  pressure erodes the  sediment   eventually—  the pebble breaks apart 

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Angie Thomas’ THUG LIFE

Angie Thomas’ THUG LIFE

Racism sucks. It’s not just the deeply ingrained attitudes and actions of people, it’s the tiny things that wear you down and the systemic things that are constantly acting on you. For me, the craziest part of racism is how it fundamentally changes the way you think through every situation. (It changes how I interact […]

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Skeleton

Skeleton

Try gargling Mercury. Let it flood your lungs. Is it Agony? or Pleasure? Try to breathe. It overflows, lacing between your fingers. It covers your pores. Try To move. What’s left when it tears away your flesh?

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The Hampton House

The Hampton House

Anyone who knows me probably knows I’m from Miami. I talk endlessly about Miami’s diverse cultures and weather without anyone asking to hear. What can I say, though? I love my hometown. It has fashioned itself into being one of the premier destinations in the world, and it continuously attracts celebrities to take a visit […]

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Kingdom Hearts 3: A Review

Kingdom Hearts 3: A Review

Fans have been waiting for Kingdom Hearts 3 for 14 years. 14 long and arduous years. Square-Enix has given us many Kingdom Hearts titles to extend the story and to appease the hunger that was never ending.It was a surreal experience booting it up for the first time. I almost did not believe that I […]

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Blackness’ Biggest Fans

Blackness’ Biggest Fans

My relationship with my blackness is complicated to say the least. I’m a black boy who spends the majority of his life in spaces where I am one of the only black people in the room, including my dorm room, so I’m constantly looking for things that make me feel more comfortable in my skin. […]

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Eclipse

Eclipse

She hatched from the moon with skin cracked like craters. She danced with dust. He emerged from the sun. Flames dripped from his skin. He fell to his knees. Crawled and brought his head up. He felt pain. He longed for her presence. She ascended. Twirled and twisted her way to him. He remembered how […]

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The Story of Red and Blue

The Story of Red and Blue

I don’t think it’s an overstatement anymore to say that there are thousand of educational Youtube channels. Crash Course and Khan Academy lead the category, but tons of people upload new content trying to teach random strangers anything from geopolitics to physics to linguistics. Frankly, it’s hard to think of topics you can’t just learn […]

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DBS Broly Movie Review

DBS Broly Movie Review

It has been 25 years since the debut of the original Dragon Ball Z movie that featured the character Broly. Since then, Broly has been a fan favorite character, and continued to have two more movies after that. Dragon Ball as a whole has been more popular than it has ever been in history. With […]

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