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Stephanie Wellen Levine

Essay

Fireworks: Even Better Than Licking A Painting At The Museum

By On July 16, 2017

So many common pleasures and interests alienate me, but I love fireworks.… Read More

Poem

I Would Prefer Not To: My Buddy Bartleby The Scrivener

By On July 2, 2017

To so many common expectations, I say: "I would prefer not to."… Read More

Poem

Time For Us All To Break Out

By On June 18, 2017

Can seemingly small pleasures and appreciation of daily life foster great insight? … Read More

Long Read

Weird Non-Friendships Mean Something Too

By On June 4, 2017

A story about adult bullying, a hilarious form of revenge, and a kind of epiphany.… Read More

Poem

No Truth, Different Minds, Many Worlds

By On May 7, 2017

This poem explores the wonders, dangers, and challenges of so many mental and emotional universes coexisting in our world.… Read More

Essay

Wrestling With Time: A Chilling Challenge That Could Be Beautiful

By On April 23, 2017

The passage of time is horrifying to face and acknowledge. But can it lead to something beautiful?… Read More

Essay

Can I Reject Rejection?

By On April 9, 2017

I don't learn or grow from rejection. Can I reject rejection entirely? Do I want to?… Read More

Essay

Magic, Please, Please, Please Return To My Life

By On March 26, 2017

Life used to seem magical. I'd succeed against the odds and even against the facts. Can I regain some of that power?… Read More

Poem

Is Life Bounteous Like The Medium Said?

By On March 12, 2017

So often, the world is far from bounteous, but, when I changed my behavior, I felt something beautiful.… Read More

Essay

The Fatties And Thinnies Game (Jews, Non-Jews, And Belonging Somewhere)

By On February 26, 2017

The game made us laugh, debate, and venture into un-PC territory. It also showed me that I did have a community.… Read More

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