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Jay Sizemore

The writer your mother warned you about

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A short story inspired by The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

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Joe Biden just gave his first State of the Union address; here is what Republicans think he said.

Joe Biden speaks — Melina Mara, Reuters

A poem written in response to The Sun Also Rises

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A poem responding to the trial of Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin is led away in cuffs

It’s time to examine the way the media frames stories for engagement surrounding police incidents

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The vaccine seems to have permanently impacted my brain, is this typical?

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An old ethics question raises the hypothetical dilemma of the value of life

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A hypothetical list of terrifying scenarios you would probably hope to avoid

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Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 14 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at:

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