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I can’t make you unpack your suitcase.

HANNAH BRENCHER

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When I unzipped the belly of the little red suitcase the book was sitting there.

It was sitting right on top. It was waiting for me. Two years ago, I used to think that if ever I sat down and finally read that book, it would probably be my favorite book. Maybe one day. Instead, I grabbed a sweater and I closed the suitcase shut. I checked the bag. I would see it in New Orleans. There’s never enough room for your second carry-on bag when they lump you into Zone 3.

Half of my life plays out in airports. The people who spend too much time in airports know I’m not saying that to sound romantic. It can be a tad whimsical. On quiet mornings. And when you aren’t getting a connecting flight in Atlanta. And when you get to fly into cute, little airports with baggage claim…

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Bad Feminism

Claire Lehmann

“Pop-feminism,” as a movement, valorises feelings above reason, cynicism above hope. It has regressed to a point where anything at all, no matter how irrational or how narcissistic, can be celebrated as ‘feminist’.

Articles such as: I Look Down On Young Women With Husbands And Kids And I’m Not Sorryor How Accepting Leggings as Pants Made Me a Better Feminist are shared wide and far on social media as feminist political statements.

Anyone can identify as a “feminist”. Even men who openly admit to domestic violence, such as Hugo Schwyzer. There are no boundaries, no benchmarks and no standards to which feminism will hold itself accountable.

It was not meant to be like this. In 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft publishedThe Vindication of the Rights of Women. Her basic hypothesis was that women are capable of reason; just as men are. Yet because women are denied a…

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LIFE CAN’T BE PREDICTABLE

Perfectly the stone that builder refuse, is always gonna be the heck on a stone” and certainly the wise person is always the winner at all situations. Don’t be deceived by what you see, cause all might just be fake and you never can tell what becomes of it. A true man can fight he’s way up to the top without no additional body to assist he’s struggle’s. The aim of some people is to get attention from the ambitious men, perhaps meaning that they really need something from the upper hands. Generally the average man is entitled to the help of his brain, despite all arrangement put to place, inorder to hasten the job about to be done. We sometimes find out that, we make friends form different places like:
1.Schools
2.Churches
3.Environment
4.Training Enclosure
5.Office’s
6.Shops(supermarkets)
7.Seminar’s
8.Bar e.t.c
Apparently we trend to know more considering the fact that the life we are living is all about “risk”. No one can ever think of predicting a humans lifestyle, despite being the closest friend or pal as the case maybe . The mind of humans cannot be foreseen by either you or me. While sleeping, you are assumed “dead” but still “alive”, and that’s how we tend to do things without thinking twice of the consequences attached to what we choose to do. The life another is differently from yours, so therefore; your destiny’s can’t be the same. Occasionally, nature’s call can’t be predictable because the ways of men are different from the ways of the creator “God”.

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LIFE’S CREATIVITY

All day we keep on thinking if we were really made to face some things that happens in life. But the truth still remains, that life was built on struggles & hustles & that’s always gonna keep us going, no matter what the life your living got for you. The pain comes before the gain, you can’t change that all by yourself because even when God created Man, he saw man needed comfort & he created woman. Even if you ain’t got no physical comforter there’s still someone out there there’s always trynna help. Opportunity is a chance and not a choice, even if your mind is set towards something else it doesn’t really matter in life because change is the only thing that is constant. Always trynna pave your way for success, hope, love, peace & friendship to be your guidance in life. Struggles don’t kill you, but they bring out the real substance your made of with just a matter of time. Patiently waiting for what you think is right, gives you more motivation towards great achievement, successful lifestyle, peace of nature, & most especially the freedom of life. The gateway is just too wide for you to stop halfway and wonder, “is this the end?“, but the question still remains the same. Without doubt everything we struggling for are just material things, kind of funny, we ain’t gonna die with any of this things we fight for. I still got one believe that no matter who you are, or what you are, or what you’ve achieved in life, you can never ever, even for one’s predict the next move of the next person. Don’t blame no one for what they are today, you’ve never been part of their life even for a second & see the pains, hate, suffer, hustle, struggle, life trauma, you’ve never known what bothers them the most. Being the big BOSS implies one thing, “have worked so hard’,.The mindset of any man can never be the same. You got to stand for what you believe in & fight for the truth. Always trynna be the man you are & always remember to smile in any situation.

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GHETTO HUSTLE

1. Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.

2. All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.

3. If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

4. Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

5. Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

6. It’s a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.

7. The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

8. The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.

9. I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it. The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think.

10. Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.

11.Always remember the life your living ain’t yours alone, better be wise and be the man you are.