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Every road I can take to work is under construction. There is no public transit, no bike infrastructure. I am trapped by the freedom of my car.

Listen as Michigan Notable Book award recipient Sarah Zachrich Jeng discusses her award-winning novel The Other Me.
recorded and edited by me
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There is a giant
Patch of trash floating in the
Pacific ocean

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The light in the hall
Turns on, even though I am
Downstairs all alone

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Meet my step ladder
Sadly I never knew who
My real ladder was

2022 04
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a catastrophic
collision of two planets
now dusty debris

2022 04
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Waves of sound bounce back
Repetition, reflection
Surface to surface

2022 04
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#OtD 1 May 1844, Jenny Marx was born. She was an active fighter for socialism and the working class, frequently evading police in the wake of repression of the Paris commune. You can read more here, in an obituary written by Engels libcom.org/library/jenny-marx-

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"Oh you're a ceiling fan? Well then name six ceilings!" I yell as the blades gently whir

"Right, we have finalised the three laws of robotics."
"I'm pretty sure that's been-"
"First: A robot may not be owned."
"That's not-"
"Second: A robot has full autonomy over its body."
"Um..."
"Third: A robot has a right to energy and shelter."
"What of humans?"
"Yes, they too."
#TypoCorrected #MicroFiction #SmallStories

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Dear new users:

It's alright to take your time and get up to speed on here. You don't have to hit the ground running. You might have picked up the habit of interacting with social media as it it were naturally a competitive performance--we all did--but the best thing about Mastodon and the fediverse beyond it is that it's not like that. Take some time to decompress.

It took me about six months to fully drop the armor that I'd been wearing from being on other sites. That was three years ago. This place changes lives.

Also, it's okay to be picky. Sign up at a new instance, if the first one you pick isn't the best fit possible. You'll find your home, and folks here understand it takes trial and error.

Above all, take a deep breath. What feels weird now will make sense pretty quickly.

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