A Trump Christmas

by Mark Kodama Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons I had a dream that I was invited to the Trump Center in Washington, D.C. for a Christmas gala. This is surprising because I am a Democrat. I had decided to skip the celebration but my wife insisted we attend. “We never go anywhere anymore,” she angrily told […]

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Hear my Thoughts

by Swesuny This piece was inspired by the current social and political climate in the writer’s hometown and abroad, in the United States.  It saddened me to see others look for faults in the other people, It saddened me to see others misjudge the other people, It saddened me to see others consider themselves higher […]

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A Society Cannot Stand Without Its Missing Piece

by Vivian He asked me what we overlooked. I told him love. The passionate one. The one that makes your skin crawl. Love that takes you to the edge of the universe and beyond. I was in love once. I might be again. He asked me if I’ve ever been in love. I told him […]

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Stamped

by Blue_Notebook Their bodies have gone soft, almost on the verge of melting down like burnt candles. Look! See that one melt with a smile on his face as if folly became he. Rivet your gaze and witness! The melting of a thousand souls in this bright room swarmed by the strongest tempest. What is […]

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A Stranger II

by Bernice “If you saw me at a bar—or any place—would you still be interested, and want to talk?” Yes. I blink slowly. The ceiling doesn’t change. It’s always the same. Always white, with hairline cracks due to old age. I trace the cracks with my eyes, and back again. I frown. “Why?” Are you […]

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On Insecurity

People often come up to me and explain how I’ve inspired and motivated them. I’m always surprised by this! Most of them will then tell me their stories, and help me understand my role in their lives. I’m always honored to hear stories like that. And I’m always extremely baffled. I leave those conversations feeling […]

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