Tag Archives: Detroit

Still Standing

Sometimes we get knocked down. For a while. We lay there, supine, gazing at the world with hazy longing while an invisible anvil pins us to the bottom of an indifferent river. An eternity ticks by in slowww-motion, tick, tick, … Continue reading

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Place

The pull of place on frayed strings attached to faded memories and beating hearts gnawed upon by time and childhood traumas holds strong even now. She looks back on loosened ties in so many places— the happy moments the kisses and … Continue reading

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The Heidelberg Project

Yesterday, my friend Adele and I visited The Heidelberg Project in Detroit. Situated in one of the most economically depressed neighbourhoods in the United States, I wasn’t prepared for the impact it would have on me. Before I talk more … Continue reading

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