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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.

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Animals Closet of Anxieties Politics Self Reliance

The Race

I spent much of September watching the hummingbirds fight over sugar water. What a waste of energy, I thought.

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Closet of Anxieties Dreaming Politics

Dark Moon

You lay there, your mind returning to the pepper drawer, and think you will not eat a piece of chocolate after dinner, especially tonight on this dark moon day.