Reflection

Hyperbole Culture

“I’m literally dead right now” is how most people these days choose to express that they find something funny. “LMAOOO I’M CRYINGG OMGGG” is a common response to a meme that might make one crack a smile. “Snatch my weave and drag me on the floor until I die” is an actual thing that I heard someone say

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Hotline Bling and the Patriarchy

July 31, 2015. To some, it was just another day. And yet, to those who worship the 6ix God, and soon the general population, this became another momentous victory for the Torontonian rap superstar. This was the day that “Hotline Bling,” in all its glory, was unleashed upon the world. The song’s smooth soca beat

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Madam Mope

“It’s okay to be discouraged, to say ‘I can’t see’ or ‘I can’t feel’ or ‘I’m tired,’” the disjointed voice came through the phone sounding crackly and sleep-deprived. It was only 9:11p.m. Was it my imagination, or did this fluffy French-accented voice sound exasperated with me? I sensed it was time to wrap it up.

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Twenty 000 nights on the bay (Poem)

who do you think you are a thing, disheveled, unkempt no longer standing what is left of you but the name that you give yourself the name that you give me false reckonings in the gloom Falling falling nothing exempts black, white-hot flames eating at you worrying the rivets of your bones shade corrupts, light

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