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I'm baaaccckkk

Hey gang,

I know. It's been QUITE a while since I've written here. In my own defense, which, honestly, is not much of one, I've been more self-reflective than I have been outwardly reflective. Anyway, I was reading this article about Taylor Swift and it sparked something in me (as good writing usually does), so I felt the need to sit down and actually WRITE something for a change.

As many of you know, Paris Review is one of my absolute favorites. Take a peek at the article here. Finished? This article, especially this line,

And so I chose a different kind of life, a smaller one where I could think before I spoke and then my words would be loud enough to last on a printed page. See, I do have a platform. I’m a writer. And there is so much revenge I’d like to get, so many scores to settle, but I’m older now and see so clearly the consequences of putting something in print.

is all the things. 

This quotation brought me back to sixth grade to a time when I realized the effect th…