To be black, lesbian, poor, and diagnosed with mental illness means I cannot always exist wholly.

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By Thenjiwe/ @TeaJay_001 In the book, Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde, the introduction speaks of Lorde’s interlocking struggle of being black, a mother to two sons, and a lesbian. Re-reading this introduction, this was as far as I could go. Perhaps, it was because as I write this I am feeling exceptionally fragile. I still fail to find the […]
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The mask she wears

By Caroline Araes Scarred by the world, broken, bruised and shattered she walks the earth. Day by day she takes it hoping for a better day. Hopeless she feels as nothing but darkness lies ahead of her. Sadness she feels when she looks down and secretly asks for strength to move on. Masks she wears […]
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