Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Painted Faces

Tanka poem on cyberbullying

Photo by Perchek Industrie on Unsplash

Strangers, who are you
Hiding with fake user names
Tricksters pretending to be
Spewing ugliness; cowards.

Thank you to my son for giving me the words woven into this tanka. I was recently cyberbullied on the platform. As I shared this with my kids…



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Galit Birk, PhD

Galit Birk, PhD


Psychology, human potential, therapy, coaching, possibility, vulnerability, authenticity, connection, being known, giving my words wings! Perfectly imperfect.