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I’ve Been Journaling Since I Was 8 Years Old and I’m Still Pretty Bad At it

Public diary written on 3/28/22

A super cute Black girl in a Black beanie is giving the piece sign. Also, the picture is mirrored so there are two of her.
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The first journal I remember having was palm-sized, its cover plastered with a black and white kitten in a myriad of adorable poses. Its most appealing feature was a silver lock and key that kept it closed and away from prying eyes. Privacy, even the illusion of it, excited me at 8…

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Nia Simone McLeod

Nia Simone McLeod

Freelance writer covering pop culture, creativity, race + other fun stuff | she/her | Subscribe to my newsletter: https://ohwrite.substack.com/welcome