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Sophie x Salem

Feeling inspired to be more relaxed with Brazen. I create so much and have so much to share and I don’t. Starting here with some bathroom pics on an iPhone camera, sometimes the real ones don’t make it out with me. But…creation nonetheless. Insert something here about living in the present moment and embracing progress […]

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Little Fires…

A moody piece put together on a rainy day, while thinking about people who are too far away, and passions that are not yet pursued. Entitled “Little Fires” to represent the slow burn you feel in your chest when you’re on the cusp of figuring sh(it) out…

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A Moment of Stillness

This week I am focusing on a moment of stillness.  I was going to make an attempt to write something to the usual magnitude of a Brazen blog post, but I just don’t have it in me.  I have been shooting non-stop and for that I am grateful, but it has also made me super […]

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Back to Basics

In this moment, I am really excited about my forever. I see my community energized about creating inclusive spaces and giving marginalized groups the recognition that they have always deserved.  I have amazing people in my circle that value me and reveal no hesitation in showing that even on my worst days, I am loved.  […]

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Cancel Me Too

An inside look at how social media makes me feel, and a different take on why cancel culture is weird Most days I feel really good. But some days I struggle just to get out of bed, to eat enough, to live enough, to talk enough with others, or to feel like I am enough. […]

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bLaCk BoYz, and lovers of such

bLaCk BoYz, and lovers of such… Dear System,  Here lie our bodies, our black bodies. No pulse…no breath…no thought. You’d rather him dead than alive and his soul means nothing as his body breaks beneath the weight of your own. This life is one you gave to him and chose for him, though it seems […]

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This is Me, Releasing.

This world has temporarily robbed me of grieving. Of feeling. Of sadness. Of love. Of laughter. Of togetherness. I miss you. I miss us. I miss we.  … Have you heard? How could you not?  It’s #trending.  But suddenly what I post matters more than who I am, or what I’m going through. What I […]

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The thing about race.

Disclaimer: These days have been dark, murders are publisized, and our hurt is seen as an unlawful overreaction. But someone’s mother is watching this unfold as she brings a black body into this world. A father looks on and wonders if he will one day say goodbye to his family far too soon. Children all […]

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