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Walking the line between tradition and breaking tradition. Exploring big ideas with small words.
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Walking the line between tradition and breaking tradition. Exploring big ideas with small words.

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Jenny Justice
Poet | Mom | Sociologist | Author | Brings Poetry to life with empathy, connection, joy, justice, and feeling. Poetry Fangirl ❤POM Poet❤
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Heidi Franklin
Pacific Northwest writer, adventurer, and enthusiastic epicurean. Buy me a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/PNWRaconteur ☕️
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Tapan Avasthi
Poetry and prose about life from the lens of an engineer. Buy me a coffee — https://www.buymeacoffee.com/9saLdZFW1 💗POM-poet!💗
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Sarah E Sturgis
I’m a writer who wants to get her content out there to share with people. Writing is my emotional outlet! ❤️POMPoet❤️, 2-time Top Writer in Poetry
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Pierre Trudel
I am a writer, sharing my life with a partner and soul mate for over 53 years. We love to help others reach their Dreams. Thee Quest. Let us be your compass.
Writers
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Dennett
I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.
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Pierre Trudel
I am a writer, sharing my life with a partner and soul mate for over 53 years. We love to help others reach their Dreams. Thee Quest. Let us be your compass.
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Tracy Aston
I write, photograph, make art. Empath. Wonderer. Inspired by the natural world and all that is good in us. https://tracyaston.com
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Jenny Justice
Poet | Mom | Sociologist | Author | Brings Poetry to life with empathy, connection, joy, justice, and feeling. Poetry Fangirl ❤POM Poet❤
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ShaRhonda
Random rambler currently rummaging through words and phrases until I find my niche. Loves poetry, fiction, and almost anything humorous.
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John Tuttle
Journalist and creative. Words @ The Hill, Submittable, The Millions, Tablet Magazine, GMP, University Bookman, Prehistoric Times: jptuttleb9@gmail.com.
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Heidi Franklin
Pacific Northwest writer, adventurer, and enthusiastic epicurean. Buy me a coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/PNWRaconteur ☕️
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Zarina Dara 🥀💃🏻
sneaking poetry into the corners of the day, and telling stories to myself in grasp of sanity.
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Christina M. Ward
Writing in health, wellness, cannabis, relationships. Contributor — LA Weekly, OK! mag, Today’s Health Sciences. Content writer — Vegamour, cbdMD, Asé.
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Molly Skeen
learning about myself and life through writing
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Petya Mileva
Trying to translate emotions into words
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Tapan Avasthi
Poetry and prose about life from the lens of an engineer. Buy me a coffee — https://www.buymeacoffee.com/9saLdZFW1 💗POM-poet!💗
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Anitha Sankaran
Writer | Poet | Computer Engineer. Writing emotions beyond words.
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Rosie Moeller
Writer of stories, life experiences, and hope. Wearer of multiple hats to fully embrace this adventure called life.
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Priyanka Srivastava
Editor of ShabdAaweg Review, Writer when I am free, Artist when my words are silent and reader when there are books which I love to read.
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Siva Raj
Poetry is a feeling I use words to catch before it vanishes.
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Susan Brearley
EIC-MuddyUm-Contemplate-Garden of Neuro. 1000X Top Writer. Writing comedy since Age 3. Founder, Garden of Neuro. Edited once by Ev Wiliams. He found a typo.
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K.S.
notjustmom on Ao3, Warren Dem, Fortysomething Writer, raising kids in NY. Mom/They, Bi.
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Wendell McQuary
Traveler, Freelancer,Blogger, Rookie Poet, Word Juggler,Austinite,Cozumeleno
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J.W. Parr
30% writer, 25% gamer, 20% reader, 15% musician, 10% mathematician. 100% awesome. | Lover of words and information. | Writer of short stories and novels.
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J.G. Forrester
Writer of poems and a few brief essays. Lover of all creative types. Eager to learn, and to admit ignorance.
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Shreshtha
Keeping a keen eye on humans. When not writing, you can find me humming to some song, daydreaming, or plowing up research.
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K. A. Bennett
a poet and artist, mother, nature-seeking lover of the profound in the mundane
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Sarah E Sturgis
I’m a writer who wants to get her content out there to share with people. Writing is my emotional outlet! ❤️POMPoet❤️, 2-time Top Writer in Poetry
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AniKa Phoenix
::SoulScribe::Poet::WordWitch::
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T.S. Johnson
Writer. Editor. Professional Smartass.
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Greg Prince
Bringing real feelings along with messages of inspiration and imagination to life. Awakening is the symptom of my infectious condition. Poetry is my condition.
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Rajesh Vairapandian
Top 10x writer. I write about life transformation articles, Join 10000+ amazing souls on my weekly newsletter: https://rajeshvairapandian.substack.com/
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C. Todd Everett
An evolving creator striving to reveal my truth through the articulation of the written word and who believes the purpose of life is to Always Be Creating.
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Darshak Rana
✦24 X Medium Top Writer ✦ Thinker. Spiritual. Pacifist. Engineer. Reader. Chef. ✦ darshak.substack.com
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Miranda G. Triay
Writer. Reader. 90s Magical Girl. MA in philosophy, but don’t call me a philosopher. Tweet @mirandagtriay | pronouns: they/them, she/her
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Christopher MacKinnon
Lead creative: Spacing Woods. Always against emptiness. Contact via pagefodder@gmail.com.
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Steve B Howard NOVELIST
Atheist. Spewer of sometimes interesting and entertaining gibberish. https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Howard/e/B00WQX1D96?ref_=dbs_p_ebk_r00_aba
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Dana Sanford
Poet. Philosopher. Tree climber. danasanford.substack.com, https://ko-fi.com/danasanford, -MH advocate- https://www.buymeacoffee.com/danasanford
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Rusty Alderson
Retired technologist — eschewing cubicles; observer extraordinaire; perpetual student; philosopher; poet; essayist; advocate for nature and wilderness.
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Johanna Naomi
Mom, dreamer, music lover, pluviophile. Rising from the ashes a little more every day 🌻POM Poet🌻
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Aline G.
Writer. Singer. Dog enthusiast. History major. Gamer. And an absolute mess.
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Ed Newman
An avid reader who writes about arts, culture, literature & other life obsessions. @ennyman3 Look for my books on Amazon https://tinyurl.com/y3l9sfpj
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kurt gasbarra
Us Poets... sad but Hoping Delicious delusions of Humanity’s Ultimate goal... of serving Others in need more than Meself. But I digress here Music 🎶 is
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Janice Warren
Artist and writer from New England.
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Gretchen Lee Bourquin
I’m a MN writer battling my demons & learning to celebrate angels. facebook.com/gretchenleewritermn/ twitter.com/gretchenlee instagram.com/gretchenleebourquin
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Sonia Motwani
I ate sun for the breakfast and have been shining since then💛 Author of 'Silent Defiance' @viva_la_poema on Instagram
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Elizabeth Pearson
Hopeless romantic, confessional poet, dreamer. Curious about words.
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Rachael Woodman
I’m fighting stigma surrounding Mental Illness & Disability by writing honestly about my own experiences. I’m also a cat-mama 😽 bookworm 📚 and pyjama-lover.
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Marla J. Albertie
Life, Career, & Executive Coach. Life-Harmonizing Strategist. Blogger. Author. Want harmony in your life? Go here: https://www.truthspeakscoaching.com
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Anne Chisom
Writing on whatever strikes my mood, from politics to humor (or a combination of the two), to spirituality, or whatever else shows up. Retired, not in retreat.
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Carol Reedy Rogero
Rebel, light chaser, collector of found hearts, lover of written words and travel, following the red thread and the ocean tide lines, dreaming of world peace.
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Lisa Spray
I 💕nature, photography, writing & travel. I find deep sharing heals. All with sincere faith are my spiritual family. Editor: The ❤️of Quran. Join us there 🤝.
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Heather L Huffman
Lover of reading and writing. Instagram & Facebook: Author Heather L Huffman POM- Poet💙 Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/90b57e0dbf8a/heatherlhuffman
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Regi Brittain
Writer | Comedian | Absurdist | Future Cadaver
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Mary McGrath
Top writer in humor, short stories, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.
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Genelle Belmas
I like to read, think, and write, usually in that order. Sometimes I skip around. • Researcher • Serial crafter • Usually an optimist • Reasonably good cook •
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Jay Squires
Poet, short-story writer. Featured in “2017's Best-Short-Stories-of-the-Year.”
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Lisa Tomey
Artist, Writer, Nature Enthusiast, Foodie, who is growing older gracefully, or not.
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Dascha Paylor
Writer, Editor, Physician, Life Coach. Also Mom, Grandma, and crazy dog Mom. My pronouns are she/her. Find more stories at https://daschapaylorauthor.com/.
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Glen Hendrix
Artist, writer, poet, inventor, entrepreneur
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Simran Kankas
Author of ‘Beyond and Within’ —https://tinyurl.com/y6d4jlgl and ‘Moon in Veil’ — https://tinyurl.com/nca84v7m
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Golda Fukesman
Copywriter, explorer, aspiring doula. Seeking the wild and the true🍃🌾
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Silvia Useros
Writer and singer currently based in Spain. Utopian worlds dreamer. Ecofeminism. Wanderlust.
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Samantha Wallen
Poet, writer, writing & book coach — Seeking to restore the soul of our world one word at a time…
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Glenda Thompson
Chameleon — always learning, always growing. Dreamer, Artist, Painter with Words. Survivor. Chasing my rainbows.
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Brian Emery
Retired engineer, amateur woodworker and forester. Love fishing, camping, hiking, making, building... etc.
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Meg
Here to spend some more time with words and expand my horizons :)
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Helen Cassidy Page
Writer, editor, researcher, aging expert, life coach, sand tray coach. Read one of my 55 titles on Amazon: https://www.HelenCassidyPageBooks.com
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Juliette Roanoke
Social justice seeker | Silver lining finder | Domestic violence escapee | Critical Care and Hospice Nurse | Mother | Surprisingly Fast Runner. I
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Jonica Bradley
Writer/Painter/Poet/Believes in magic/nature/prays to unicorns/goat expert/bee farmer/mental health advocate/C-PTSD/human rights advocate/coolest person ever
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Toni Tails
CEO of ToniTails.com | Published Author & Illustrator| Body Positive Graphic Artist | Autism Mama | Survivor of Child Sex Abuse | PTSD ADHD Queer Babe | she/her
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Peggy Gillespie Hazelwood
What, me work? Yeah, okay. Writer, editor, photographer, reseller. Owned by a cute, fluffy cat.
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Steven Block
Steven is a New England native with no fancy credentials, but he’s working on it. He enjoys writing poems and short stories in what little free time he has.
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zoomplanet
Nomadic procrastinator suffering from run-on sentences-caught btwn a 9 -5; an exp passport; a 30 yr mtg;+a dog who has sep. anxiety when no oxford comma is used
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Jim McAulay🍁
I love puns. https://medium.com/@Jim.McAulay/membership Use this link if you love them too. I’m not joking, but Stephen King has a son who is Joe King.
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Montgomery Mahaffey
Fantasy writer and storyteller. Here, I write about life stuff that’s not for my blog. My blog & novels are at www.freeflyingpress.com.
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Brenda Mahler
Real life person sharing real life stories. Writing about travel, dogs, and healthy lifestyles.
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Andy Smallman
I work to promote ordinary activities that awaken kindness, helping people connect to their true nature and increase peace in the world (andysmallman.com).
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Hannah M. Moore
Hi, I write from my mind and from my heart, Follow me on twitter:https://twitter.com/MsHannah1617
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Jennifer Marla Pike
I am a wife, mother, and grandmother. I am a product owner in my working hours and a reader, crocheter, and writer in my other hours.
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Chris Hedges
I 💗 you! ♦Writer, photographer, web designer♦ 🏳️‍🌈 ⚧️
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Kira Dawn
Lyrical Prose molds my soul. Journey that led me to the Gorgeous Mess of Chaos that you see. One with God. I am merely a vessel. I am authentically me. Broken.
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Ruth Lazkoz
Collecting wtf ingredients in everyday life to cook sassy dishes. Recolectando momentos “peroquécoño” de la vida diaria para cocinar platos descarados.
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Beth Stormont
Philosophic observer and poet of life experiences; mystic; college professor and professional Classical musician; lover of deep simplicity.
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Jaysankar D Talukdar
Read write speak out
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C.J. Obikile
I write about expressions of humanity as I experience them. Instagram: @ceejay_thesavage
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Sean Zhai
{ coding for something beautiful } algorithmic art, data visualization, aesthetic computing & digital poetry.
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Somsubhra Banerjee
Loves mountains, sea waves, old buildings, petrichor, sound of night crickets, haiku, kintsukuroi , books, dogs, silences and also cacophonies!:)
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Melanie J.
Writer with a deep passion to spread positivity, inspired by the flow of nature. https://medium.com/my-unpopular-opinion. Email: ouropinions2021@gmail.com
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Megan Nicole Morgan
USA road trips and poetry
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Shweta Shenoy
Exploring my world one day at a time with joy & passion — via words, books, paints & travel. Making sense of what life means to me on this journey
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Daniel Barry
Hi, I’m Dan. I’m a college student and I write poetry.
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Theodore McDowell
Searching for grace in my writing to transform the pain of trauma and suffering into hope.
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Fiza Ameen
A nyctophile, truth-seeker gravitating towards human nature| Writing is my way of unlearning the patterns.
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VOICES OF THE LOST
I am a LOOB — Lover Of Other Beings. I am also an aspiring poet. Poetry and Love for the other beings are deeply etched into my soul.
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Pierce McIntyre
Lover of music, tv, books, and movies. Perpetual jokester. Founder of Plethora of Pop.
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Dazzling Shene
A dreamer, a believer, a visionary, serpenting my way through the whirlwinds of life. Here to Razzle and bedazzle You~MBA ~2 X Top writer in Poetry
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Monoreena Acharjee Majumdar
Wetting my sole to weigh in my soul,3 x Top Writer, Poetry/Art/ Photography, find her words in her blog Link: medium.com/soul-bay