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got grafitti?

  the graffiti in Amsterdam enthralled me. for the first time, i saw artwork. i saw colors, design, and heart cries.   young people, who may never be a Rembrandt, left marks of their bondage in the city where people used to find freedom. today, they will be featured in my gallery. the irony of […]

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nothing. to. wear.

I mustered the courage to sightsee in  Amsterdam all. by. myself.  I rose on the wings of anticipation  and crashed into my closet of reality. I had nothing. to. wear. While a group of women fasted from shopping a few years back with the Great Apparel Diet,  I forced myself to shop, but bought one […]

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all. by. myself.

I’m not afraid of spiders. I’m not afraid of mice. I’m not afraid of rats. I’ve shared homes with them all. Not willingly, I fought against their presence to guard my family, but I wasn’t afraid. Annoyed, irritated, inconvenienced and grossed out, but not afraid. They were enemies I could conquer. Fears that lie within […]

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