Autoethnography and the Power of Stories

  “Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences” Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath lived a short life decorated with vibrant but dark emotions, before she succeeded in her second attempt at suicide. Her later pieces, written from a freezing cold flat in London, often between 1am and 4am whilst her young children […]

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Where I’m From

  I come from the swing on the tree in my yard, which my mother once told me was magic That’s the first line I came up with in my attempt to replicate George Ella Lyon’s poem¬†Where I’m From.¬†When my family moved to our quaint little farm, my mother dubbed the large ornate tree beside […]

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