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#4YearsOn With @SyriaRelief

A fantastic evening with Syria Relief. A lovely evening to celebrate another successful year. Well done to all the volunteers and donors. We must continue to strive further towards peace and harmony. 25 more words


To watch him rise

If I had known that he would rise; recover from the deep grief an abandoned child must process, and learn how to smile again, maybe I would have hoped deeper. 227 more words


Trash (2014) ☆☆(2/4) : Brazilian Slumdogs, so to speak

Somewhere between “City of God” (2002) and “Slumdog Millionaire” (2008), “Trash” has right elements required for its story to tell, but it somehow feels flaccid and uneven in its execution. 1,148 more words


Wordsmith Wednesday-Tectonic plates

Tectonic plates

The lithosphere, which is the rigid outermost shell of a planet (on Earth, the crust and upper mantle), is broken up into tectonic plates. 133 more words

Two Poems in The Margins

Hello all!

I am so pleased to have two poems up in The Margins, an amazing literary journal associated with the Asian American Writers Workshop. 38 more words


An Ordinary Day Story

“She held herself until the sobs of the child inside subsided entirely. I love you, she told herself. It will all be okay.”
― H. Raven Rose, Shadow Selves…

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Shoes on the Mantlepiece

There was once a very poor orphan who wanted nothing more in the world than to belong to a family.

Finally, his opportunity came. He was eight years old and a family wanted to adopt him! 283 more words

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