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How my pet dragon validates my existence

image by author


Lived Through This

Sometimes our bodies are best left alone

Photo: Rizky Panuntun / Getty Images


A brief romantic ode to the Garden State

The author drinking from a mug that reads “BITCH, PLEASE. I’M FROM JERSEY.”
The author drinking from a mug that reads “BITCH, PLEASE. I’M FROM JERSEY.”


Humans 101

It’s one of our most innate and reliable guides


This Is Us

On anti-Asian hate, allyship, and protecting our moms and dads

Photo: Flickr/mrhayata


As a creative writing teacher, I wage a daily battle against boring poems

Illustrations by the author


I’m beginning to suspect that ‘introvert’ is not…


Express Yourself

A linguist explains how our “conversational style” changes the way we interact

Getty Images / CSA Images


This Is Us

An ode to the meditative power of train travel

Snowy Amtrak platform.
Snowy Amtrak platform.
Photo: Dipanjan Chatterjee/Unsplash


This Is Us

These brief flares remind me of my body’s capacity for upheaval and renewal

Photo: Xuanyu Han/Getty Images

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