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Dear Assata, I hope that this letter finds you in the comforts of your freedom. I won’t take too much of your time. One day (about a month or so ago), I visited my favorite herbal apothecary. I picked up a 21 day guided journal and I as gifted a bracelet with “Exist Like Assata” …

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I remember being 13 and experiencing my first thoughts of suicide. I remember bouncing back and between thoughts of hanging myself or overdosing on prescription painkillers. It would be safe, clean and painless. Self-inflicted pain was never my “thing.”   Museum of Thought: Poetic Perspectives in Adolescence is a poetic time capsule of my depression. …

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So I’m only a few months shy of my ten year high school reunion. Yes it’s already been ten years since the Northern Vance High School Class of 2008 has been together. It seems like just yesterday that I was sitting Mr. Pearce’s AP English class being convinced that Emily Dickinson was the greatest American …

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Ezekiel Walker has no idea what he has done. He just exposed me to an entirely different avenue that I have yet to explore. Thanks to the opportunity to interview him about his work, I will now be periodically featuring “choppin it up” interview sessions with various NC creatives. If we don’t support us, who …

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Ladies and gentlemen, I’d just like to say thank you from the top, middle and bottom of my heart for supporting a passion I’ve had since I was a kid, reading. I hold such a great appreciation for literature and everything it’s done to shape and mold my life and apparently yours too. Just for …

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