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Closet of Anxieties The USA

End of Empire

The moist air is already sticking to your arms at 7:00 AM, the pores in your armpits twitching like a horse in a starting gate.

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Closet of Anxieties Life and Death Our Life

EXIT PLAN

“How long do you want to live?” Bob asks over a steaming bowl of fried cabbage

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Closet of Anxieties Politics The USA

Shattered

As the details around the insurrection settled into my chest like a bad cold, I realized it had shattered my belief that regardless of our political leanings, we were all Americans who held some things sacred.

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Closet of Anxieties Politics War and Peace

They Say

Sound bytes are eating my brain. Make it stop!

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Closet of Anxieties

Oh Lord

May you see fit to intervene on my behalf and restore order to this world.