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Kate Hopkins
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Black Lives
I am studying with a midwife. One thing we spend time talking about is health inequity, and how reproductive health outcomes are solid indicators of greater scale health outcomes. My teacher shared that black folks who grow up in here in the US experience g...

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Nature, Non-Binary
In this moment of history, as controversy around gender swirls and spills from bathrooms in North Carolina to boardrooms and legislative chambers, there is an element of the conversation that I would like to address. This is the suggestion that a binary vie...

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Nature, Non-Binary
In this moment of history, as controversy around gender swirls and spills from bathrooms in North Carolina to boardrooms and legislative chambers, there is an element of the conversation that I would like to address. This is the suggestion that a binary vie...

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Food and Privilege
Yesterday, as the sun receded from her
longest workday, and the full, ripe strawberry moon rose orange, I
had a conversation with a dear friend that is still on my mind today.
We had been talking about water springing forth from mountains and
food jumping o...

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My piece in Auntie Bellum
As I continue to reflect on 2015, a highlight that persists is having my piece, Lessons From a Seven-Year-Old published in Auntie Bellum, a southern feminist online magazine. I absolutely love this illustration for the piece done by Jaime Chason. It was an ...

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an Excersize in Epic
Note, this post was written in September for the Living Earth School. It relates my work as an instructor there.  This fall, Living Earth School is running two homeschool programs: In Goochland, Virginia on Tuesdays and in Charlottesville, Virginia on Wedne...

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Note, this was written in October. It relates my work as a student with the Living Earth School. A couple weekends ago, I woke outside to a brisk green morning. Peeking out from the depths of my sleeping bag, my face was greeted by cold air and my vision wi...

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texture study
 

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life is practice in aidless navigation.
Life is a practice in aidless navigation.  Lately, I've been busy erasing the lines of the invisible cage I drew around myself long ago. It goes without saying that this is liberating and scary. I find myself feeling like a loony toons character running fra...

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a poem for a dying thing
This poem is over a year old now. Happy birthday, poem. Today, I put some sunglasses on and there was a wasp crawling along their rim. I was glad. Yellow Jacket Reprise fourth wasp sting in three weeks okay, i am listening yellow tough jacket love and the c...
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