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No Crime in Rhymin’
poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent
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Poetry that dares to be funny, edgy, irreverent. Send us your tired, your huddles masses, your playful couplets, your whimsical verses.

Editors
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Joe Váradi
Editor of No Crime in Rhymin' | the Woke Bloke | the Quid Pro Bro ..."come for the sarcasm, stay for my soft side"
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EDITOR-IN-REAL-LIFE
Mary Holden
A constantly evaporating editor and writer. Co-founder, new72media.com, and ‘fester of mani.
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EDITOR-off-the-wall
Harper Thorpe
Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!
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editor-in-stitches
Laura Sheridan
g-laurasheridan.weebly.com Author with ten novels and a novella published online, respecter of all animal life, owned by two cats. I write to entertain.
Writers
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EDITOR-off-the-wall
Harper Thorpe
Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!
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Mike Range
Just laugh. With me or at me. Contributor to Slackjaw, The Junction, How Pants Work, The Hit Job, The Haven, Pickle Fork. And Twitter! @MovieLeagueMike
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EDITOR-IN-REAL-LIFE
Mary Holden
A constantly evaporating editor and writer. Co-founder, new72media.com, and ‘fester of mani.
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Jane Vogel
Writer, translator, grandmother. Writing and volunteering because it’s healthier than throwing shoes at TV news anchors. @JaneBV4
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Clay Rivers
Author, art director, actor, and optimist. I write about equality, faith, and racism. Books: https://books2read.com/b/walkingtall Sui generis.
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Stephen M. Tomic
writer* fiction* editor* smtomic@gmail.com
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Terrye Turpin
Terrye grew up in McKinney, Texas some time ago. Here she is, sharing stories. Some of them are true. Follow her at https://terryeturpin.com/
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Christyl Rivers, Phd.
Writer, Defender of the three dimensional, and Cat Castle Custodian.
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Stephanie Jackson
Daring to discover darkness at dusk. Confectionery callings: https://datesandcakes.weebly.com Vlog: https://youtu.be/BOwfeeO4N5o
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Bryan Havoc
Healthcare professional moonlighting as a freelance comedy writer, poet, and debuting horror author.
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Lise Colas
writes poetry and short fiction as well as quirky unreliable memoir and lives on the south coast of England.
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Meg
Writing, because talk is cheap
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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://www.instagram.com/tracyastondesigns/
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Mark Starlin
Old bones. Young heart. Focusing on a wide variety of creativity.
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Giovanni Sonier
Colorful bon vivant, poet, blogger, photographer, wine connoisseur, and seeker of truth.
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Michael Stang
Creative, Writer of stories, Editor at Storymaker. What can will.
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Sravani Saha
Author of ‘Yes, The Eggplant is A Chicken’ https://amzn.to/2Iym2ok Humorist, Satirist, Mom, Ex-Googler. Write to me at s.sravani@gmail.com
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Michelle Muses
“Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable” —Mary Oliver. Get my poetry and prose newsletter at michellemuses.substack.com!
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L M Glegg
Author. Digital Artist. Small-town Farmboy.
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Patsy Starke
Registered Nurse, Transgender Woman In a lifelong transition, Parent, Grandparent, Normal every day run of the mill person, realizing my place here.
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Elizabeth Helmich
writing outside the lines to connect dots
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Dana Sanford
Poet. Mental Health Advocate. Philosopher. Life Writer. A sense of Humor. 60 years ago I rode the winds at the top of a tall cottonwood. Excentric, eclectic…
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Bebe Nicholson
Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs.
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Matthew de Lacey Davidson
...has published poetry, short stories, a play, and a novel. For more, please visit: https://matthewdelaceydavidson.wordpress.com/about/
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Adam, Diabetic Cyborg
Stoic Optimist, Mental Health/health advocate, pet lover, Historian, disabled blogger-vlogger w/ MDD, Type1 Diabetes, SPMS, CSM https://www.diabeticcyborg.com
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Noe (Lisa Arana)
Thank you for taking an interest in my writing. I am a potter who is still managing a poetry habit. I’m left- handed and sometimes, the world looks upside down.
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Guérin Kà
Your brother in the breeze, with a catalog of quiet, burning things.
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Rachel B. Baxter
A few good stories, a thousand different versions. My dreams are written in form. http://rbbaxter.com
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Indira Reddy
Endlessly fascinated by how 26 simple symbols can say so much…
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Scott Stavrou
Author of Losing Venice, a novel (May, 2018) | American living in Europe | PEN Hemingway Award | Writer, Teacher | http://bit.ly/LosingVenice
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marjorie steele
poet, journalist, scruffy looking nerf herder. teaching business @KCADofFSU & some other stuff. pitch me: marjorie@creativeonion.me
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Sarah Lofgren
Serious professional writer. http://sarahlofgren.com
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Tom Gregg
I write & publish on Medium short stories, poetry, essays, commentary, reviews & more.
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Anneyé Blanco
Cuban living in Montreal. Chess Addict. Part-time teacher, full-time lover of dogs and cheesecake. Dancing when you are not looking.
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Michelle Monet
Musician. Author. Poet. Seeker. Currently writing showbiz memoir and Broadway style Musical. Contact me at michelle@michellemonet.com
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Roy
"Hi. My name is Roy." - Now that just sounds stupid. (thehappysidestep@gmail.com)
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David Caracciolo
I like big PUNS and I can not lie. You other writers can't deny
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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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Molly Stevens
Retired registered nurse and award winning humor writer Molly Stevens (https://www.shallowreflections.com) writes for Humor Outcasts and Better After 50.
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Hawkeye Pete Egan B.
Connecting the dots. Storytelling helps me to make sense of this world, and of my life. I love writing and reading. Writing is like breathing, for me.
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Calluna
A heart that runs wild through the bracken and heather, under the stars of worlds forgot. Tripping the rift of realities in the realms of imagination.
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James Whitney
A tech-enslaved cosmopolitan telecommuting future-man who dreams of a life in the Shire.
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Jun Wu
Writer, Technologist, Poet: Tech|Future|Leadership, Signup: http://bit.ly/2Wv02me, http://bit.ly/34mkjhe, (Forbes-AI, Behind the Code)
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Tanya Bryan
Builder of worlds with words. Short stories, poetry, books, arts & entertainment, movies, language, and creativity. Humour/satire. https://linktr.ee/tanyabryan
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Esther Spurrill-Jones
Poet, lover, thinker, human. New book of queer poetry out: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0845ZQQM2
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antoinette nevitt
scientist-poet at large
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Juliette Roanoke
Mother. Neuroscience, critical care, and home health registered nurse. Mental health combatant. Social justice seeker. Truth-teller. julietteroanoke@gmail.com
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Kyrie Gray
Writer, illustrator, and sometimes funny person.
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Christina M. Ward 💗
Author of 5 ⭐ “organic” (Contact info / purchase best-selling book: https://linktr.ee/fnfwriter) 💚POM-admin💚 Poet, freelance writer
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San Cassimally
Prizewinning playwright. Mathematician. Teacher. Professional Siesta addict.
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Ecem Yucel
Daydreamer. Writer. Translator. Editor. Violinist. Bookworm. Anime fan. Beatle-maniac. Japanese & French learner. Murakami admirer. Turkish girl in Ottawa.
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Lowen Puckey
Advocate for mental health, chronic illness and disability. Sometime writer of funnies & fiction. Perpetual drinker of tea.
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James Khan
A struggling husband and father-of-five with neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders trying to make sense of the world through the art of writing.
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Natalie Frank, Ph.D.
I write about behavioral health & other topics. I’m Managing Editor (Serials, Novellas) for LVP Press. See my other articles: https://hubpages.com/@nataliefrank
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Roz Warren
Roz Warren, FBTA, (https://muckrack.com/roz-warren) writes for everyone from the New York Times to the Funny Times.
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Elizabeth Keyes
Humanist against the patriarchy.
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Jenny N Olson
Raw. Vulnerable. Terrified. Alive. Writing.
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Aaska Aejaz
I write from my heart because I believe heart contacts directly from the hearts! I contribute my part in spreading humanity, love, and Peace!
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Shruti Sinha
Author of “Integration:Perspectives of A Naturalized Citizen”. Follow me on my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ShrutiSingapore-818805448217271/
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Eric Griggs
Juxtaposeur, technical analyst, process engineer, poet wordsmith, INTJ, Anansi, MBTI certified practitioner & team-builder, certifiable fabulist & Uppity Queer™
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edh lamport
Defying the laws of physics to encapsulate myself in this tiny box with nothing but an alphabet.
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Ré Harris
Muser, Writer ~ practicing storytelling like Hendrix did guitar.
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Sam Kimberle
Perpetual student, searching for my ikigai. I am an Artist in artistic recovery care of Julia Cameron. Top writer in poetry. ❤️POM-Poet!❤️
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Elle Rogers
Mommy. Wife. Writer. Lunatic.
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Sandy Knight
🌎98% Humanoid, 2% Dork. Songwriter, Poet, Essayist, Editor, Musician, Veteran 🏳️‍🌈
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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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Kathy Jacobs
Former software tester, who still breaks things.. Social Media geek. Former OneNote MVP. Phoenix Mercury fan. My thoughts and opinions are my own. Usually.
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Deborah Christensen
Writer, Artist,, Dreamer, Bachelor of Science (Psychology), currently studying Master of Counselling, plantbased eater, debchristensen1965@gmail.com
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Alma Awakened
New and passionate writer inspired by life moments and a profound desire to let her creativity fly high and her soul shine bright
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Gosia Rokicka
Storyteller, word catcher, curious observer, animal lover, plant enthusiast, lifelong language learner, mistress of tsundoku.
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Jk Mansi
To know where you're going find out where you've been. Not here for the fame game. I read. I write. I’m grateful.
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Shringi Kumari
Drifter; Poet. Constantly creating - destroying- simmering . Game Designer/Researcher. https://shringikumari.com/
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Dirty Harry Wizard
Alfred Harold Magely (aka Dirty Harry Wizard) transmits 3-minute funnies from the Retro Arcade of the Insane. Keep in touch http://eepurl.com/gxctuL
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Annie Caldwell
Lifelong learner, experimenter, writer and lover of poetry.
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Bridget Webber
Freelance writer, counselor, hypnotherapist, and neuro-linguistic programmer interested in emotional intelligence and empowerment for increased wellbeing.
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Selene Bey
Words inspired by photographs
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Dan Foster
Writer & Poet who’s learning life’s lessons in the classroom of pain and writing them down for others to gain. www.patreon.com/dandoeswriting
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Tien Skye
has a bad habit of referring to himself in third person point of view...and he just did it again...
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Willow T. Lovelace
Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words. (Hamlet 2.2.200–201)
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Mo Solo
Recovering academic. Drinks Tea. Fluent in bureaucracy & snark. Get your monthly humor fix here! http://eepurl.com/cDhOAX
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Joe Garza
Topics include culture, horror, humor, satire, writing, creativity, and other random artsy crap.
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Jessica A
Creative copywriter and editor for hire. Preferably whiskied and holding a cat. https://jessicakatherineandrews.com/
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Alyssa Mae
writer & poet determined to put meaning back in words, learn all the secrets of life & make it all a little more beautiful.
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Wendell McQuary
Traveler, Freelancer,Blogger, Rookie Poet, Word Juggler,Austinite,Cozumeleno
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Kimmy Tao
the tragicomic poet
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Sylvia Wohlfarth
An Irish-Nigerian soul living in Ireland after 40 years in Germany. A social anthropologist, English teacher, and more. With stories to share; and an opinion…
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Wormwood
A ghost renting some bones. Here to make you grin/giggle/groan/guffaw.
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ZUVA
EiC of An Injustice! | Works in Business Insider, Huffington Post, Greatist, ZORA etc | Email — hello@zuvaseven.com
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Samantha Kemp-Jackson
Parenting Writer, Media Commentator, Creator & Host: The Parenting Then and Now Podcast, writes: http://multiplemayhemmamma.com, Twitter/Instagram: @samkj27
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Mary Poindexter McLaughlin
I write to entertain, educate, and enlighten — myself and others.
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Andrey Anisimov
a frolic dissident
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Megan Broussard
Writer/Producer in NYC. Comedy: UCB, Second City, PIT. Work: McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, The Belladonna, Points In Case, AMC, truTV, Vox, Bustle + more.
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Sarah Hutto
I won the Internet like four times. Words on @McSweeneys, @tnyshouts, @washingtonpost, @Reductress, @the_rumpus, @Splitsider
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Keaton Patti
Future constellation.
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P.G. Barnett
A published author enjoying married Texas bliss. Dog person living with cats. A writer of Henry James stories and thoughts about this crazy world we live in.
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Jenny Justice
A Poet Mom who brings Poetry to life in ways that spark empathy, connection, joy, justice, and feeling. Poetry Fangirl ❤POM Poet❤
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Dhawal Raturi
Junior-year college student. Amateur writer and musician.
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Bill Ender
Husband in progress … technology evangelist … storyteller … challenger of status quo … inveterate writer/poet … musician/composer … dog person with cats.
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Dweebs and Dogs
Janani Mohan, Isvari Mohan Maranwe, and Nathaniel Maranwe. Our dog is Rishi. We are YouTubers online and in policy/the law IRL. www.dweebsanddogs.com
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Roz Liddle
Writer, mother, wife, helper, giver, gardener, handicrafter — in no particular order. The time for procrastinating has passed.
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Rand Grey
Just one of many fans of Charles Dickens.
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Marilyn Flower
Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, writer, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer?
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Matthew Klope
San Francisco, CA — Chemistry & Chemical Biology Ph.D. Student — Mixed writings of mixed quality — all images my own
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r.j. kushner
Dubbed by the New York Times as “all out of free articles this month.”
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Gutbloom
Tribune of Medium. Mayor Emeritus of LiveJournal. Third Pharaoh of the Elusive Order of St. John the Dwarf. I am to Medium what bratwurst is to food.
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Glenn Stok
Contributor of intellectual essays with over 2 million views on 20+ niche sites across the web inspiring you with rationality. Portfolio Website: GlennStok.com
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Ø𝚏𝚏beat ℙ𝚘𝚎𝚝
Inspired by words and the spaces in between. I’m a creator, writer, and deliberate dreamer who strives to understand myself, others, and the world through art.
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Manas Kala
PhD Candidate, Osaka University • Writes about — Tech, Success, Startups, & Society • 📧 (cs12m1012@iith.ac.in)
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editor-in-stitches
Laura Sheridan
g-laurasheridan.weebly.com Author with ten novels and a novella published online, respecter of all animal life, owned by two cats. I write to entertain.
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A.B. Godfreed
Non-Entity with a clear purpose to transform self (& the world) through critical consciousness and Love.
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Lauren McGrath
I’m a comedian! Also a writer of things I feel strongly about.Unfortunately,I was just diagnosed with a disorder that makes me feel strongly towards everything.
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Lon Shapiro
Father of two amazing men. Peak Performance coach for professional athletes. Ad agency creative director, writer & artist. Tireless research. Author of 5 books.
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Alison Zhang
UX designer. Writer for UX Collective, The Ascent, Haiku Hub, and more
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Kirsten Louise Webb
earth listener + word weaver + improvising in the liminal + composer + vocalist + theatremaker + multidimensional artist + wildcrafter + agent of wild wholeness
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Joanne P
Experimenting with poetry and short fiction | Editor at BookloverBookReviews.com — several hundred book reviews and author interviews | Australian.
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Richard Chachowski
Love to read, write, and watch movies.
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David Distenfeld
David lives in LA and has produced several films, including Sausage Party and Booksmart. He has zero cats, one wife and twice used St. Ives Apricot Scrub.
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David Aranzubia II
New writer. I’m a man of my word.
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Somsubhra Banerjee
Loves mountains, sea waves, old buildings, smell of the fresh rain, sound of night crickets, haiku, kintsukuroi , books, dogs, silences and also cacophonies!:)
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Ed Newman
Retired ad man, I’m an avid reader who writes about arts, culture, literature & other life obsessions. @ennyman3 https://pioneerproductions.blogspot.com/
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Jennifer Cowie King
Writer. Essayist. Poet. Wrestling with the Muse. One word at a time. Published on Huffington Post and author of the former blog Motherscribe.
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Kristen Hill
Part of thebadinfluence — Reckon we need more empathy and less judgement.
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Mia Lai
Thoughts that keep me awake at daytime, wondering, pondering, invading the time I should be using otherwise.
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SasKay
A Hypocrite with pretty Irrational thoughts hoping for an adventure beyond this realm.
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Gail Walter
Here for wonder, despite everything, and because of it.