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Whether the judge all those years ago agreed that Jenny had no right to what she wished, or whether her plainspoken grief, which she shouted out in silence from her eyes, moved him, or disturbed him, or confused him, doesn't matter. He whispered, 'Life.' And so she lived. Is living still. Will go on living, to the end of that whisper.

Posted 4 months ago

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Perseverance is not a long race it is many short races one after another.

Perseverance is not a long race it is many short races one after another.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Stone Mountain, Georgia, still had Ku Klux Klan marches, and I had a wild a

Stone Mountain, Georgia, still had Ku Klux Klan marches, and I had a wild and courageous mother who'd put us in the car to watch them. She wanted us to know those things existed.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Memory is a few lines snipped from a larger story that we are privileged to

Memory is a few lines snipped from a larger story that we are privileged to tuck away between the pages of our minds.
Posted 4 months ago

Gavin, Logan, Calix. Was there a sale on trendy names when they were born,

Gavin, Logan, Calix. Was there a sale on trendy names when they were born, or something?
Posted 4 months ago

I cadged a complimentary green matchbook with a gold bird icon from the Bel

I cadged a complimentary green matchbook with a gold bird icon from the Bell canning jar. Later we'd use the matches to light our spliffs. My fingertips tapped the stem to the gizmo that dinged a bell. Nobody came out. Wrong signal, so I did two bell ring
Posted 4 months ago

When one side benefits more than the other, that's a win-lose situation. To

When one side benefits more than the other, that's a win-lose situation. To the winner it might look like success for a while, but in the long run, it breeds resentment and distrust.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

We are the flower of eternal consciousness.

We are the flower of eternal consciousness.
Posted 4 months ago

Politics preys on people's naivety

Politics preys on people's naivety
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

But it is clear that no political activity can be encouraged by saying that

But it is clear that no political activity can be encouraged by saying that progress is natural and inevitable; that is not a reason for being active, but rather a reason for being lazy.
Posted 4 months ago

Houston is kind of a melting pot. There are many different cultures and eth

Houston is kind of a melting pot. There are many different cultures and ethnicities represented out there, even on my team. It's really cool: you'll see so many different things.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

A low voice is an excellent thing in woman.

A low voice is an excellent thing in woman.
Posted 4 months ago

The tonality of my life is hidden behind my ambition.

The tonality of my life is hidden behind my ambition.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago