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The Perfect One

By Suha Abdelqader   I am the perfect one! You never had to sleep next to my frustrations, Then wake up to my mood swings You never worried about providing for me, because a “selected” “occasional” gift went a long way; And you never had to keep a brave face, On the contrary, you showed me your weakness willingly   …

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By Syeda Waheeda, Moon and evening star do their slow tambourine dance to praise this universe. The purpose of every gathering is discovered; to recognize beauty and to love what is beautiful. Once it was like that. Now it is like this, so the saying goes around town and serious consequences too. Men and women turn their faces to the …

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She’s an Everyday Heroine

By Mari Selby   Maya Angelou said, “I think a hero is anyone with an intent to make this a better world for all people.” Have you ever looked up heroine quotes? The paucity of examples is absolutely infuriating. Of the few samples we find the cinematic reality of female detectives, wonder woman and then we have the down-to-earth Harriet …

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Sparing Time for Everything

By Rosemarie Sumalinog Gonzales    One cannot manage too many affairs at the same time. People make time for who they want to prioritize for. People text, call and reply to people they want to talk to. Never believe anyone who says they’re too busy if they wanted to be around you. If you’re that important, they will make that …

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