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Reviews of Tiptoe and Whisper

“In her candid and introspective debut, Janaya Martin shares stories of her journey and reminds us “[t]here is no use for words/when they can’t bring you home,” and “…no use keeping track/of where you dare not tread.” Then, with courage and grace, Martin walks “both away from and toward/people and things and memories.”  She dares… Continue reading Reviews of Tiptoe and Whisper

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Day 2: Write something that someone told you about yourself that you never forgot

Ms. Ruth, my 7th grade English teacher, is the first person who told me I had a “gift” when it came to writing.  For some reason, when she said it, I actually believed her.  She seemed to know about life, she fascinated me.  She presented more male than female, wore khakis and a polo most… Continue reading Day 2: Write something that someone told you about yourself that you never forgot