Part 6: “Maskless in The Raging 20s” — Atlanta emerging from lockdown in the Summer of 2021 told in photos and poems. “PBR Dreams” is the sixth poem in the series. Read more about the series Maskless in the Raging 20s.

Note: At this point, there was quite a bit…

Part 5: “Maskless in The Raging 20s” — Atlanta emerging from lockdown in the Summer of 2021 told in photos and poems. “Burning Freedom” is the fifth poem in the series. Read more about the series Maskless in the Raging 20s.

Note: All that rebelliousness has us gunning for a…

Part 4: “Maskless in The Raging 20s” — Atlanta emerging from lockdown in the Summer of 2021 told in photos and poems. “Green Apple Tobacco” is the fourth poem in the series. Read more about the series Maskless in the Raging 20s.

Note: Some smoke will clear the air, fill…

Part 3: “Maskless in The Raging 20s” — Atlanta emerging from lockdown in the Summer of 2021 told in photos and poems. “A Misfit’s Retreat” is the third poem in the series. Read more about the series Maskless in the Raging 20s.

Note: We needed a drink, not some fruity…

Part 2: “Maskless in The Raging 20s” — Atlanta emerging from lockdown in the Summer of 2021 told in photos and poems. “Plastic Flowers” is the second poem in the series. Read more about the series Maskless in the Raging 20s.

Note: We decided we needed a posh brunch. We…

-Press Release-

ATLANTA, GA — The Maskless Series is a Raging-20s inspired look at how Atlanta emerged from lockdown in the summer of 2021. The story is told through prose, poetry and fine art photography. Using a variety of scenes that define Atlanta culturally, the Maskless Series depicts the societal tribes and…

“Maskless in The Raging 20s” — Atlanta emerging from lockdown in the Summer of 2021 told in photos and poems. “Maskless” is the first poem in the series. Read more about the series Maskless in the Raging 20s.

It was the summer of 2021. No one minded the heat. Some…

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Looking back, there were so many signs and signals telling me to abandon ship. But hey, my life was kind of like that too so my instinct was to push on. I never gave up. And perhaps me writing about my experience now is the…

… continued from Part 2

After all the drama in Paris, I was excited to escape to the south of France where I imagined I’d soon be in the comfort of a French family, close to the beach and in school perfecting my French. I was heading to Montpellier to…

Stephanie Hanlon

Writer, recovering journalist

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