Reflection

Remembering Life As A Child

Posted February 15, 2011 by Jaleesa Vickers

years old, my world was very small. Of course I didn’t know that back then; I did very few things and went very few places. I was almost always at home or at school, playing the important role of good student, good sister, and good daughter. Compared to now, life was simple. In the morning, […]

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Reflection

Tuesday, I Beat Myself Up Today

Posted May 22, 2008 by Jaleesa Vickers

I beat myself up today. I blamed myself for every little bad thing that happened to me, or to anyone else. Knowing entirely that none of it was directly my fault, I blamed myself anyway. I took everyone’s pain, including my own, and didn’t let go. If anything, more than anything, I wanted to hold […]

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Reflection

When My Childhood Innocence Was Taken Away

Posted February 28, 2011 by admin

in my old neighborhood there were many horrible things such as drug dealers, drug abusers and a lot of other bad things. As a child, I never saw any of it myself and I never thought about all of the bad things that went on, but I knew it happened. I was too busy thinking […]

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Life & Art

My Emotional Music

Posted May 4, 2009 by Various

What songs bring back old memories, or make you stop and listen, or bring you up when you’re down? Here’s what The kNOw writers had to say. Finding True Love All songs make me emotional in some way. One song that brings a lot of happiness and memories is “Bless The Broken Road” by Rascal […]

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A Day in the Life

The Silver Lining In My Cloud

Posted May 28, 2009 by Various

What does the expression “Every cloud has a silver lining” mean to you? A Changed Brother When I was growing up, my older brother and I never got along. We used to fight over everything and we could barely sit next to each other. We rarely had a day where we actually got along. Somehow […]

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