Zombies and other tales about my ex: On breaking up, writing poems and getting through »

by Sarah Carson


I’ve never forgotten the night I realized my boyfriend, Jordan, and I were over. I’d just returned home from another of the hours-long arguments we’d been having for months. It was

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For the rest of my life »

by Romi Pierce


I remember my wedding day as if it were yesterday. It was a dream. Every detail of the reception from the food to the wine to the Michael Jackson impersonator was

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The gift of a break-up »

by Romi Pierce


I remember my last breakup before I met my husband. It was terrible. It was the kind of breakup where it felt like the world had ended and the future was

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Running without my glasses »

by Elyssa Salinas 


I’ve always hated running: the sweating, the backaches, the lungs-on-fire feeling. Every quarter in high school, we had to run the mile and I always dreaded it. All the cross-country kids

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Body love and roller derby »

by Amanda Zentz-Alo


I lay on my back on the cold concrete, legs asprawl, arms outstretched, laughing and gasping – both exhausted and exhilarated. When I sat up, the women with me pointed admiringly

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