Challenging Feminism

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BeautyBeyondBones

Lately, it’s been really weird to be a woman.

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Not because of any fashion or makeup trends…although, I will say…I don’t quite understand the reemergence of the shoulder pad.

But because of all the recent hyper focus on…feminism.

The Women’s March, International Women’s Day, protests, walk outs, I mean, we get it already

But to be honest, I am confused by the whole matter.

Women are not marginalized in the United States of America. 

What are they fighting for? Why all the anger?

Now listen, I know that this post is probably going to garner a lot of backlash, but you know what, that’s okay. I would love to hear thoughts on all sides of this issue. Truly. Every person is entitled to their own viewpoints, and I respect those feelings, even if they differ from mine. And of course, there is always room for improvement in removing some lingering…

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CW-15 What Do You Feel Now?©

Love this creative writing piece by my classmate! For any romantics out there, you definitely need to check this out!

Faithful Handiwork

How do you write a story with terms of things found in a zoo without writing about a zoo? How can you use those terms and create a passionate story that will capture the reader’s heartstrings. Through this week’s assignment, I strived to write in a way I never have before.  In the same way, the young lady in my assignment was pushed to write and describe things in ways she never has before, without the use of her eyes. 

I carefully moved my bare fingers along the braille writing in the book below me. Oh how I so enjoy this tale of an exotic land where nobody grows old! The sun reflects and shines upon the water, there is no death or pain, and more importantly: everyone can see the beauty of the land. Yet here I sit, blind and forced to put up with the hoard of trespassingelephants

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