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It’s Time

Being alone is a state of being A mind journey, twisting and pulling Blackening the face of even the brightest Cutting off the purple veins of grace Does it feel good? To feel this way, so far away? A simple answer can not be found A simple gester has fallen down It’s Over And here … Continue reading

Reconsidering the End

I remember some of my childish visions for what the future would look like.  The future was all about new technology and number one on my list of future technologies were flying cars.  I always wanted to fly over traffic on long highway rides.  The future used to be something exciting, and filled with whirling … Continue reading

Favelas: Cultural Otherness and the Perpetuation of Exclusionary Public Policy

In Favela:  Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro, Janice Perlman dedicates an entire chapter to deconstructing the importance of personhood in regards to people dwelling in the favelas.  Perlman begins chapter twelve by suggesting that favelados are aware of their secondary place in society and in some cases actively try … Continue reading