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we all deserve a place

My friend gave me this shirt for my birthday.  It’s not my usual size but fits anyway.  I feel loved. the party Being social in person exhausts me.  It’s hard for me to concentrate and respond appropriately.  I want to drift off–I have to keep reeling myself back to shared reality.  Trouble staying on the… Read More »

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the blog post must resist the intelligence almost successfully

I was at an airbnb far away, in a different desert, with Ming and another friend.  The other friend left a note in the guestbook, and drew a bird that they left unfinished. I said I preferred the bird unfinished–anyone can draw a whole bird!  A bird half-sketched is way better! Alas, I think my… Read More »

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peace is in the body

I’m talking about feeding people, how to love, how we have bodies that need to be tended to, in pain or hunger or anything.  To have a body is to need. Peace is in the body. There you go–good luck with your needs.  If we want to learn at school, we need to eat.  If… Read More »

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guest blogger on Nagasaki Day

Well this is different. Guest blogger here. I am creating this blog post using the speech recognition program on a phone with a little bit of finger typing. This morning I was going to fast as a PeaceFaster http://lovarchy.org/peacefaster/ for Nagasaki Day. I fasted for part of Hiroshima Day. I have PeaceFasted for the past five… Read More »

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don’t touch me wrong

Hey, guess what today is. You have three guesses. Nope, not egg day. Not Thanksgiving, though every day is good for thanksgiving. No, not International Popsicle Day, probably. I didn’t look that up. Today is the anniversary of the first nuclear bomb test, Trinity Day. In the desert, where my peeps are from, in New… Read More »

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free speech war protest

This morning I was also excited by these photos I saw at this site for free speech war protest. http://www.freewayblogger.com/ All these photos are from there. I was really proud of my city-mates, as these two are from Sacramento.