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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”Maya Angelou
Two weeks into my new position as an assistant store manager, more specifically customer experience manager, I was scheduled to work seven days in a row. One of my peers told me I couldn’t do it and I should switch my schedule with someone to have a day off in the middle. I took itContinue reading “7 Messages in 7 Days”
I wonder what she thought about while she sat at the narrow table attached to the wall in her galley style kitchen. Every morning she boiled water in a glass kettle on the stove and made coffee through a single serve pouch that hung in her cup. Wrapped in her bathrobe with slippers on herContinue reading “Too Late To Ask”
Art by Ariel Cruz / Poem by Lori Minutoli Lipstick smears across her cheek Her tiny fingers can’t hold steady Still she paints the required mask Bold eyes make men and women look Plump red lips brings them closer Smooth cheeks makes them touch Everywhere this is the message From toddlers to teenagers Models toContinue reading “The Price of Beauty”
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