The Very Best of the Activist’s Muse

As I started submitting fewer and fewer posts to The Activist’s Muse, a blog I published through The Fruition Coalition for about  year, I also started to think about preserving what I had written so that I would have a way to recant those moments in my old age....
I Was Happier When I Was Depressed

I Was Happier When I Was Depressed

I sometimes think that I was happier when I was depressed. I recently found a journal from 2006 and 2008, with an almost two-year gap in-between. The pages contained subtle and not so subtle expressions of sadness, rage, loss, obsession, and shame. While I read my...
The Lonely Life of a Writer

The Lonely Life of a Writer

Writing is a solitary enterprise and that, overall, suits me just fine. After a day at work surrounded by other people, love them though I may, I long for some time alone where I can think, reflect, and just be without interruption or diversion. To be a writer is to...

All of Me

I have been writing online in one form or another since 1998. I recall developing my first website in my West Philadelphia apartment. It was simply and aptly titled ‘Utopia.’ Having long harboured the dream of publishing a magazine, online media presented...

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