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Poet | Dreamer of Dreams | Welcome to #TheNewSincerity | #HaikuoftheDay Creative Director @Dozeland
11 Jun 20
Is this your leader?

At a time when protests are breaking out all over the world to demand we end racism and dismantle the deeply ingrained systems that support it...
he chooses to hold his big return rally on Juneteenth, when some of the last enslaved people learned that they were declared "free" by the U.S. government...

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in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where in 1921, a white mob burned down Black Wall Street in what's known as the Tulsa Race Massacre...

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13 Sep 18
Let's talk about suicide. I know it's not fun. But we need to talk about it. I am someone with lived experience. I've lived through those moments when it was almost too much to bear and I searched for methods and wrote out plans. Yet I am still here.

#SuicidePrevention THREAD
I'm glad I'm alive. There have been plenty of days when I didn't feel that way. So it's kind of like a gift. Part of the beauty in this is that I know other people are glad I'm here, too. Probably none of them knows how difficult the journey has been.

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Depression is a monster that lives under your bed, crawls out every morning as you eat breakfast, watches from the mirror as you brush your teeth, talks in your ear like a ceaseless prayer in reverse as you try to go about your day.

#SuicidePrevention
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