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In a Name


  About “Laurustina”: This blog’s title comes from the flower of the same name, the meaning of which is “I die if neglected”. When I was seventeen, I wrote a lyric poem titled “Death Loved Laurustina” and though the poem … Continue reading

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I have been thinking about this space for a while now, mulling over its purpose at this point in my life. The joy of my “bloggy youth” is long gone. Even before we tore down lilywhiteintentions I had gotten lazy … Continue reading

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quickish question


At 7:10 this evening, I find myself peeling back the skin around my cuticles and defending Lenny Kravitz, one of which is something I tend to do when I am nervous, and the other, something I haven’d done in at … Continue reading

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The simplest explanation for why I am here now and not there, where I once was, is this: Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.*   Back in March, I tiptoed into another space, a … Continue reading

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For posterity’s sake


{The following is the first entry on my first blog, pasted over the top of what I think is now referred to as a vanity page. Think Angelfire personal pages of the early '00s. Clearly, I had no idea what … Continue reading

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