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Somehow, the world is still spinning.

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<originally published on 11/09/16 but republished on 06/02/17>

*please excuse this massive thought vomit*

So I'm guessing you've all heard the news by now. Whether you're a citizen of the United States of America or not, I'm sure the whole world was watching what played out on the night of November 8 at America's polls. Every four years we elect a new president through series of debates, a cutdown, more debates, and eventually a public vote between two main candidates (with the help of the electoral college, of course). This year, the stakes were especially high, given the two candidates.... a democratic liar and so called baby killer who put the nation at security risk, or a republican hothead whose disgustingly hateful words and policies spewed a trance of fear over the nation.

Somehow, we were supposed to pick one of these to be the new face of our country.
Somehow, we were supposed to make the choice between who is bad and who is worse.
Somehow, we were s…

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Hey yo! First of all, HAPPY ELECTION DAY to my friends from the United States! I was able to exercise my civic duty today and vote for the first time which was extremely exciting and disappointing considering our presidential options..... ick.... That's a completely different story altogether though :)
Secondly, hi! I finally feel like I have time to breath (and write this blog post). Let me tell ya, it's been a crazy busy start to my senior year of high school. Wait, am I a senior already? Yep, you bet I am.  "Soooo..... July, what are you doing with your future?" Well, to be honest, I have no idea. Hopefully I'll be able to clue you in on that situation soon :)
ANYWAY! The main reason of this post is to share a piece of spoken word poetry I have written and revised within the last six months. I don't know if you remember, but I wrote a post a long time ago about how much I love spoken word (you can read it HERE), and I finally felt inspired enough to write…