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Poetry | Immigrant

  I amImmigrantFresh off the planeA top my mother’s lap in Major’s EnglandRoots set down in North London estatesPromised better than the dustbowl of a Pacific Island upbringingBetter among suburban middle classBlazing through Blair’s education system A model minority, paying taxes Oh, she is just like usI am not like youI am an immigrantForever reaping the …

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Life

stop : start

blogger’s block: the condition of being unable to think of what to blog about or how to proceed with blogging. There’s a moment all bloggers dread when you open up the page of a notebook or fire up your laptop. You try and pick up a pen or poise your fingertips over a keyboard and nothing …

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Life

24

Small little post. It’s my 24th birthday today ^_^ The number Twenty-Four seems to come with a bit more gravitas. It’s not the awkward embarrassment of being a ‘teen’ or the semi-adult-ness of 21-23 where you can get away with eating pasta out of a saucepan with a spoon. It comes without the ‘sh*t I …

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