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Bad Arithmetic: The Algorithms Of Job Apps

Bad Arithmetic In an age where the bulk of our communications is done online, you’d think the job of communicating would be easier, but it is not, especially when you are looking for a job, and the experience, you realize, is a futile attempt to communicate substance, and ultimately, dehumanizing. I knew I would be […]

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Chicago Betty

Squeezing Ink From A Pen

Squeezing Ink From A Pen As I send away the past While in the air And welcome tomorrow – I know. Everything must go to the file: Lessons Passed and Failed Before you can pass through The gate of enlightenment. The gates of the Sun. Blinded. And paste a new Vision To the wall.

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AMERICAN WRITERS Chicago Betty

DEFINITIONS – "Smothered" and "Drowning"

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AMERICAN POETRY AMERICAN WRITERS Chicago Betty

QUESTIONS ON THE LOOSE

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AMERICAN POETRY

The Biggest Wish In Town

Born to ask questions, you just can’t nudge this one, sometimes. I began giving it a lot of thought when I was a teenager.  I’d lay on the couch, my head nestled in the corner, my hair hanging over the edge, the sun bathing there.  What is Happiness? That question has nudged me all of my […]