Permission to Proceed

An ode to the indomitable, incomparable bell hooks

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There is a feeling, sometimes. And though I call it a feeling, I can’t quite put my finger on it or even describe it. I suppose that’s the purpose of a feeling, no? To describe the indescribable?

Let’s call this a feeling of a feeling — one you can’t explain, but it’s there, deep and in your bones. You feel it, but…




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