Category Archives: child

All The World Is a Stage 

One of my earliest memories is of preschool. I remember my favourite area was the far corner, where the dress-up trunk was. I would play over there by myself for what seemed like hours. I remember getting mad at the … Continue reading

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For The Trolls

I see you. Lurking in the shadows, waiting for your opportune moment to pounce. You’re starving, hungry for that next blow to the ego of someone greater than you. I say greater than you because that is how you feel … Continue reading

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For Daisy

This is my first post to my baby cousin on my dads side. I would first like to express both my joy and rage that this is happening. On one side I am delighted to revel in this intelligent beauty … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

I remember more than ever, today, when Christmas was a different way. 2001 was the last clarke Christmas I remember us all together. And it will never be the same. This year our family took a huge hit… We lost … Continue reading

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Do you have what it takes to model?

First of all, forget beauty queens. Models are everything but pageantry girls. We are welcomed to the world of art as we too are freaks. we stand out and usually for all the wrong reasons. Until we find the reason … Continue reading

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Doll Complex

It’s almost Christmas, and the incessant toy commercials are a frightening reminder of another funny and traumatizing story… I DONT PLAY WITH DOLLS! Teddies, action figures sure, but not dolls… And I had no idea why… Until a few years … Continue reading

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Ode to my 1st Cousins

Your cousins are the first friends you meet, and some of the most trusted friends you will ever have. Theyve seen you at your best, your worst, when you peed yourself, and when you first got beat up.. this is … Continue reading

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