Discomfort is, well, uncomfortable, so we have a tendency to want to push it away. Here are some other things you can try instead.

Each of the poems in this post was written for #MastoPrompt, which is a writing challenge on the Mastodon Fediverse. The prompter gives a word, and each poet or short story writer uses that word or concept in the work they create in the space of a 500-character post on Mastodon. The creator of MastoPrompt is Tan (Tanweer Dar). Go give him a follow.

I spent a lot of time over the last week with the saying “You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm”. I built some cool memes to share around, and I then created a bunch of stuff for my stores on Etsy and this website. And of course, that led to me thinking about the saying a lot.

Human Rights are a Dilemma for Everyone Today, in honor of Human Rights Day, instead of solving an individual dilemma, I have a different idea. What is one issue that is considered “human rights” that you devote a lot of time and energy to and why? What would be an …

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