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It’s My Birthday and I’ll Write if I Want To

Self-portrait by James H. Rolling, Jr.

It’s been a very difficult year — so many losses. But today is my birthday and I wanted to write. I don’t have a plan for this new bit of writing and perhaps that’s the best way to exit 2021 and enter 2022 as another December 28 comes and goes. Without clinging to the usual guide rails. Without aiming.

Instead, I am improvising. Enjoying the ride. After all, I’ve built up some momentum…

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James Haywood Rolling Jr

James Haywood Rolling Jr

Creativity Educator | Artist | Antiracist | Counter-narrative Crusader | Rebel with a Cause | Author, “Growing Up Ugly” available @ https://tinyurl.com/4zs6de28