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THE CONDOM

Filed in Growing Up by on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
THE CONDOM

One day in the fifth grade, my teacher divided up the boys and the girls and we were taken into separate classrooms.  In an effort to prepare us boys for puberty, Mr. Clemons, the only male teacher at Everton Elementary, showed us a film strip about the changes our bodies would be going through. The […]

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FACEBOOK POST: APOLOGIZE

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FACEBOOK POST: APOLOGIZE

APOLOGIZE I will always be too much of something to someone: Too big. Too loud. Too soft. Too hairy. Too edgy. Too quiet. Too nice. Too awkward. Too sensitive. Too picky. Too silly. Too spiritual. Too reserved. I cannot change for everyone. I cannot dull my edges, repress my thoughts, and silence my voice. I […]

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FACEBOOK POSTS: PARTY BOY & PAIN

Filed in Facebook Posts by on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
FACEBOOK POSTS: PARTY BOY & PAIN

I’ve been posting alot of photos to Instagram/Facebook with (sometimes lengthy) captions about whats been on my mind so I thought I’d share them here on my blog as well. PARTY BOY A few weeks ago, I invited a handful of friends to “pregame” at my apartment before we went out for a night on […]

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FACEBOOK POSTS: MISTAKES & #FERGUSON

Filed in Facebook Posts by on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
FACEBOOK POSTS: MISTAKES & #FERGUSON

MISTAKES For the last few days, I haven’t smiled much. I’ve been feeling uncertain and unsettled. Kind of like a small, untethered boat chaotically twirling in choppy, stormy waters. You see, I made some unwise, selfish decisions last week. At first I tried to place the blame elsewhere. Then I tried to rationalize my poor […]

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FACEBOOK POST: OLDER

Filed in Facebook Posts by on September 14, 2014 0 Comments
FACEBOOK POST: OLDER

THINGS I’VE NOTICED ABOUT MYSELF AS I GET OLDER: 1. I am superstitious. I’m not comfortable casually talking about employment prospects or who I’m dating, all for fear of jinxing it. I freak out a little (on the inside) if I’m walking on the sidewalk with a friend and we “split the pole.” I steer […]

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