A Quiet Root

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“In a Team Development Class My Professor Says To Me My People Need to be Bombed” by Ashley Hajimirsadeghi

How do you tell a professor, someone who is
supposed to be teaching you, the meaning of Persian kindness?
Before this fire burns out, tell me we exist as a poem, a memory,
that never stops writing itself. In 1950s America, it was
considered flirtatious, even sexual, to call someone an atomic

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