Frail Are the Sutures Woven Through the Fabric of Humanity

Frail - Daily Prompt, July 18, 2016 [Frail... fail... ail...] Frail's a rickety old hospital bed. Frail's a freckled-faced boy, more interested in books than ball fields. Frail's an awkwardly lanky, shy girl, victim to sneering cheerleaders across the school cafeteria. Frail are all those poor stranded tree limbs, violently ripped apart in the wake of those vengeful summer storms. Frail's hunger, malnourishment, …

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Environmental Activist Takes Flint One Step Closer to Lead-Free Pipelines

In response to the ongoing lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, environmental activist Lois Gibbs recently visited the city to share organizational strategies with community leaders, demanding infrastructure investment for the reconstruction of water pipes. Representing her own organization, the Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ), she also went to the Council on Environmental Equality …

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Layers: The Human Onion, Fossilized

Layers: Daily Prompt - Tuesday, July 5, 2016 *Photo courtesy of CFHA Blog.  When I was 22-years-old, I was once told I was liked because I was like an onion. A mysterious onion, with some surprising, bizarre little anecdotal atypical layers. People are less predictable than onions, of course. Peeling through the layers reveals an intricate myriad of …

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