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Interesting Times

Interesting Times

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Like saying someone is “late” when they’re dead, “interesting” is a nice, sanitized way to describe change, upheaval, and conflict. No one wants to live in volatile times. Yet, in the past, “interesting times” generally resulted in progress.

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Apply Pressure

Apply Pressure

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

“My heart is beating, my blood circulating by an intrinsic drive, and my goals are all my own.”

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Inconvenient

Inconvenient

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

In which I am denied the joys of brotherhood.

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Boston’s South End: A Journey

Boston’s South End: A Journey

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Take the hand of a loved one and embark on an adventure. You may not realize, but it could be exactly what we need…”

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Knitting and (K)neuroticism

Knitting and (K)neuroticism

| February 16, 2017 | 2 Comments

Allow me to spin you a yarn of friendship

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Radical Islamic Feminism

Radical Islamic Feminism

| February 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

“It is this female profile, with a strong personality, blossoming, sincere and of a great bravery that the Qur’an evokes, and not that of an inevitably oppressed, retiring woman and an eternal victim.”

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Letter to Dad from Super Bowl Sunday

Letter to Dad from Super Bowl Sunday

| February 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

My dad wrote me letters from home before he died. Now I’m writing back.

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Numb

Numb

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

A poem on waking up to the rumbles of our breaking world

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Melbourne is not a “shithole”

Melbourne is not a “shithole”

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

“That place is a shithole,” our Irish roommate at the hostel said. I really wanted to prove him wrong.

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