Category Archives: Drama

Banks found complicit in rainforest destruction

Since 2009, 19 banks — despite having policies on advancing human rights, sustainability, and climate change — have financed US$10 billion for approximately 155 million barrels of dirty crude destined for refineries in the United States. But they aren’t only … Continue reading

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Waste Not Want Not — The Pretenders

Take, take, take, takin’ what you don’t need You’ll get, get, gettin’ what you don’t need Stand back, take a look and take heed All the children in god’s kingdom bleed See the networks of concrete and steel They’ve no … Continue reading

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The wolves within: a Cherokee legend

An old grandfather said to his grandson, who came to him with anger at a friend who had done him an injustice, “Let me tell you a story. “I too, at times, have felt a great hate for those that … Continue reading

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I’d been tracking this elusive character all over the world for two years now. Everywhere he hit, he left a photograph bearing the legend “always smile! PONY BROWN” as a calling card. After banging my head against the wall as … Continue reading

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Approaching the end

Woe is me. For what is my purpose but to shed light upon the darkness? I’ll admit that I’m not nearly as beneficial as some other sources of illumination, but if you are bereft of choice I’ll do my level … Continue reading

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Beyond the door

The door at the top of the house hadn’t been opened in years. There’s a flappy thing — I think it’s called an ‘escutcheon’ — that covers the keyhole; sometimes I would move it aside and peer inside, imagining what … Continue reading

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The Upside Of War

Originally posted on I Write Her: Inspired by Reena’s Exploration Challenge #128 every negative situation has the power to become a positive force for cultural shift lives are lost but lives will be saved in the future from what…

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Which virus is worse?

I’ve been looking for a way to write about the coronavirus situation… but without writing about it. Everyone and his dog is on the former bandwagon at the moment, and the last thing I want to do is to add … Continue reading

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We the people #Allthepeople

Where common memory is lacking, where people do not share in the same past, there can be no real community. Where community is to be formed, common memory should be created. — Georges Erasmus, Dene Elder Now, you could argue … Continue reading

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Wordle 443

Dampness on my left side. I put a hand to it; it felt slick. Drew it away, looked. My fingers: covered with blood. Suddenly queasy, uneasy — I sensed my body turn. The air moved slyly past me. I fell … Continue reading

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