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We the Hostages

The longer I live, the more I understand the pull of politics to define and separate people. It reaches across continents and sits heavy over generations of cultures determined to survive. The word terrorist has always evoked a bristle in my psyche. It is a strong word, overused definitely, that depends on perspective of the … Continue reading

The Art of Starving

I am deep sea diving into art the way many count their money.  This is my photograph from Artgiano’s Cheese Shop in Bay City, Michigan.  Photography is not my bling but my iPhone was hungry and there were no fights nearby. The inclusion of this collection in an establishment selling fine cheeses and wine along … Continue reading

Citizens of Nowhere

At the start of each school year, in homeroom, you had to fill out these little cards that contained emergency contact information for each student. My senior year, I filled it out dutifully and passed it to the front. The teacher looked through them and stopped at mine. “Missy, you didn’t fill out the work … Continue reading

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