“I was given an opportunity.  I wrote an article wanting to sell it for $100 to the New York Press.  It ended up in the New Yorker.  I got offered a book on the basis of that so I just did more of that because it seemed to work and it was fun.  I had […]

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blank white screen

Blank white screen; at times bleak, at times limitless. I like the way it looks; immeasurably luminous but also dimmed with artificial backlight if you choose for it to be. Kind of like life; yeah I’m about to go there. I’m about to throw a metaphor on life your way and  you’re probably thinking “Bye, […]

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a seat at the table for social anxiety

The shadowed subject of social anxiety is something I’ve pondered, witnessed, and sometimes felt. I’m not sure why, but it’s rarely discussed and I don’t hear about it often. Maybe because its traits are innocently perceived as shyness or nervousness, soft-spoken or reserved— and simple enough, that is the case for some, it’s just their personality. […]

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I don’t need you; I want you

I’m not sure how qualified I am to speak on certain matters, however like everybody else, I’m still learning, I’m still growing, and I’m still making foolish mistakes that I’m supposed to be advancing from. I continue to tell stories that have etched sketched their ways into my memory, I continue to battle mental breakdowns […]

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