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Once upon a rainy day

By on March 21, 2017

… Greg and I tied the knot in an intimate gathering attended by family and friends. It was, to me, the most beautiful day to wake up to. There were funny anecdotes of forgotten rings and ripped stockings that only made the day even more memorable. Add to that the family and friends who spent their […]

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Kim Addonizio: Darkening, Then Brightening

By on November 14, 2016
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The cloud has been lifted. Wandering listless and seemingly lost in the bureaucratic noise created by simply wanting to be together is behind us now. This predicament can perhaps be blamed on past transgressions of individuals cutting corners hence necessitating security measures that spiraled and became this new convoluted system. Nevertheless, they matter so little now. It is […]

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Edgar Guest: On Quitting

By on October 27, 2016
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With the coming of a new year (a new day, week even) comes various resolves about quitting. There was a man who quit his job every 31st of December to refocus and assess whether what he is doing is what he would want to be spending his time on. The more typical fare would be […]

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A warm summer night at Camden Town

By on April 4, 2016

We have a book. The chapters of which are waiting to be filled. Happy, sad, funny, interesting… Regardless. What matters is that we have started this journey together with only the most heartfelt hope and resolve for our story to last.   I remember our first meeting. Peering through the window at the fourth floor […]

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Galway Kinnell: Wait

By on March 7, 2016

  It is true that there is some romance in waiting. But it’s also true that there is an unfathomable anguish in it. THE WAIT. I am reminded that things don’t move along when and how I want it. Because there is a natural flow. There is an order or chaos or inaction to how […]

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