I will not tiptoe in glass slippers when I was made to run with the Sword of Shan Yu.


August 26, 2018

"With one simple purchase, a Michigan mom learned how important it is to let kids truly be themselves.

On June 22, Erin Farias wrote on Facebook that her 3-year-old son, Hendrick, asked for glasses with purple frames when he outgrew his dark blue glas...

August 23, 2018

He was 93 years old and lived long and well

his dark leather-like skin formed creases that flowed across his face

like a maze

at the sides of his gently closed eyes, along the corners of his smooth lips

and in every empty space in between—

the creases ove...

August 19, 2018

A package arrived in the mail today

dated December 31, 2011—

back when I was still pregnant

with colorful pictures of smiling infants

taped across the box’s surface

with my breath held and my chest pressing against my skeleton,

I grab a knife and cut along...

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