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  • Spirituality

    Written by: Morgan Blair, Founder and Creative Director My heart felt dry, like someone had taken a sponge to the pumping machine inside my vulnerable chest and dried up all the blood, water, and liquid that might have offered some relief. My eyes were dry. My skin cracked. And there came a time when I […]
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  • When

    By: Morgan Blair For everyone who has ever had a bad day. When you cry from deep in your belly, And your sobs turn into heaving, And your body is clenched with no hope of tasting a breath. When you can bathe in the tears pouring from your eyes, And the saltwater burns as it […]
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  • Ticking Heart

    There’s a ticking in my head. Tick. Tick. Tick. It sounds like a clock but I know it’s the beat of my heart. It beats from my head, controlling all that I do. Some call it passion, some call it spontaneity, I call it ticking- a life line, a source of comfort. My heart is […]
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  • Eclipse

    Written by: Morgan Blair, Founder and Creative Director of Unpolished Journey We drove a long way. Six hours to be exact. To see it. See the eclipse. Out in the middle of no where, in the line of totality, on the highest point of the Native’s land. We set up camp, got out the hummus, […]
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  • Anorexia: Miniature Giants

    Anorexia: Miniature Giants: an insider’s attempt to illustrate the complexity of anorexia and how insidious, intricate, and hidden the illness becomes. This short story is used to define what anorexia looks like. The city was vast, expanding beyond what the eye could envision.  Its buildings were elaborate covered in etched stone, turrets, glass mosaics, and […]
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  • “The Flesh is the Surface of the Unknown”

    Written by: Florence Taglight, contributing writer for Unpolished Journey and blogger at findingflo.co.uk When an Artist starts a new artwork, they don’t start by imitating one they have already seen, one done by Hockney or Rothko. When Musicians write a new song they don’t use the lyrics to other songs, or the same beat as […]
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