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Rejection’s ramifications

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In rejection, we not only feel hurt but it seems more than that.

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Throwback Poetry: The empty, party-fueled aftermath of a #breakup and learning how to heal properly

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In the past, in the aftermath of a breakup from a long-term relationship, I tended to seek out constant external stimulation (besides validation). I tended to try to “stay high” on the rush of fleeting romances and parties that, after the fact, only left me feeling more alone and empty.

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“Krämerbrücke” – the first poem auf Deutsch on this blog

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Heiner Horlitz‘s poem takes me back to moments when a certain memory of a loved one – through an object or place associated with them – was so vivid that I almost had the feeling that the person was there and I could touch them, although they’d been long gone. This makes such an ability…

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Kevin and millennial love and sex

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I met Kevin Dublin when he was 22 and I was a little bit older, I think at some university poetry event he’d invited me to in Wilmington, N.C. Me, practically still a rookie reporter but already on the verge of a burnout, a caustic combination of neurotic and hard-partying, running a newspaper-hosted poetry blog…

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Cordoba-inspired travel poetry

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Travel guide, poetry, prose, inspired by Cordoba. http://leipglo.com

Journey through Córdoba, Spain – an ancient city that has stayed close to his heart in its hybridity, faded glory and simple pleasures.

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“The Emperor’s Bridge”

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So it’s April Fools Day. I was thinking what to post today; preferably something silly and comical, no? Perhaps some e-cards, but they’re all over the Internet anyway. And I’m not in the mood to play along. Not finding any kinds of lies or joking lies or jokes about lies funny at the moment, as you…

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