PSA

Intolerant atheists are as just bad a intolerant religious zealots.  It's not your belief system that's the problem, it's the ignorant, hardheaded idiocy that you choose to conduct yourself with.  So please respect everyone, as long as they're not hurting themselves or anyone around them, even if you don't agree with it.  And life will …

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Haiti Reflection Paper: Familiarly Unfamiliar

We were picked up from Port-au-Prince without much delay or hassle.  Shortly after landing, going through customs and the baggage claim, and alternating between bathroom breaks and watching each other’s luggage, we were ushered out of the airport into the parking lot.  The Haitian men who would be driving us in helped us load our …

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Ayiti Cheri’m (My Dear Haiti)

 (A poem that I wrote following the 2010 Haiti Earthquake) The Earth moved from beneath my feet on January 12, 2010. No, my soles were nowhere near the tropical soil, but still… From 5000 miles away, in Big Ben's shadow, I was shaken Her native language rolls awkwardly off my tongue, heavily accented by its …

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