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Dear Diary - 08.04.2021

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Dear Diary - 08.04.2021

“Even though the battle is fought with my mind, my body responds to it being real, in a very real way. Freezing completely, or shutting down. My eyes will close involuntarily, my legs have pins and needles , like they’re switched off.”

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Happy New Light - 2021 Welcomes You

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Happy New Light - 2021 Welcomes You

"Happy New Year", is what I'm supposed to say. Yet, at this point I am not quite sure if I want to say it. I wish it, a prosperous and happy year for all, and for myself. I wish for all ease and joy- the other side of pain. I wish that other side for every body.  But just saying "Happy New Year" feels empty.  Or maybe that's just my experience of that phrase, in this phase, at the moment.  I sent out a WhatsApp to a few people - a long one, thanking 2020. I observed the losses -...

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I Remember why I never wanted to be a Feminist

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I Remember why I never wanted to be a Feminist

Why strive to be angry , why grow up to see what I thought and was taught was what a feminist was? They were loud, destructive, ungrateful and nothing what I wanted to be when I finally grew up. I was already angry. And I didn’t want to be anymore. Yet, I wonder maybe my anger wasn’t yet free.

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Where have all the wanderers gone?

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Where have all the wanderers gone?

I reflect on the letting go of what I once defined as true freedom - in traveling, in being away from home and what new freedoms I have discovered in being a wanderer of the world inside.

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