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About ellerenaissance

Monikers: craze, igrlsoulja, ellrenaissance I am a buddhist, feminist, activist, certified yoga instructor, urban planner, asian american, southeast asian first born in America in my family (obvi) born and raised in the inner city of Oakland, CA. I have a very unique perspective on the world and I use this space to share my personal life and thoughts. Although I really want to disclose my identity, I keep my identity private because it protects the people who know me. I hope you enjoy my blog and I hope you comment.

Dreams and Sunday Morning

I had several bad dreams last night. I kept getting hot flashes but both my arms were cold. I dreamed over and over again that I would walk into a chemistry class and get harassed by my science teacher who … Continue reading

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V – O – I – C – E || A – G – E – N – C – Y 

Today I got inspired. Maybe I should do this more often. Meaning, go to shows. With Southeast Asians. Today a friend of mine said to me that I’m a good writer. It’s such a surprise to hear that unsolicited. (I … Continue reading

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I hate Christmas with my family

I wish my sisters didn’t make me feel so bad I wonder if my mom loves me as much as she loves my brother I wish my mom loves me as much as my brother I wonder why my sister … Continue reading

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A Poem I Wrote when Maya Angelou Passed

Maya, You left the world today. Somehow, I know… This omen, this prayer you left behind… You set it on fire so that those who could see would realize You held a truth. Maya I feel what you did You … Continue reading

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An Explanation: Why have I “changed”?

I know, it’s crazy. You’re probably thinking, “How could a girl I knew for years and years (or just met) have changed? What could possibly have changed about her? Why is she letting me know publicly?” Well, I can answer … Continue reading

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Re-make – Undergoing a new iteration of self!

Friends! Everyone! I’ve been contemplating an announcement for some time now. Today feels like the perfect chance to do so. I am going through a new iteration of self today. As such, I did the following: 1) I made a list … Continue reading

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Smile

Dear Tupac, I’m thinking of you today. I looked up your photos on google and clicked on Tupac smiling.. It was suggested by google. Seeing your face warms me. I wonder what you would say about the world today. What … Continue reading

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