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five times when i catch myself alive

PROMPT: Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

    There are five times when who I am coincides with who I want to be, and when I catch myself unapologetically alive:


 

  1. When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes are creased at the corners, delicately.

    Uchechi has an innocence about her that smooths the edges of Papa’s rough voice. She has ruddy cheeks that beam in dark times, and ears that can’t discern the kp from the gb when Mama speaks Igbo. She gets scolded...
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merito (United States) published:

five times when i catch myself alive

PROMPT: Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

    There are five times when who I am coincides with who I want to be, and when I catch myself unapologetically alive:


 

  1. When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes are creased at the corners, delicately.

    Uchechi has an innocence about her that smooths the edges of Papa’s rough voice. She has ruddy cheeks that beam in dark times, and ears that can’t discern the kp from the gb when Mama speaks Igbo. She gets scolded...
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merito (United States) published:

five times when i catch myself alive

PROMPT: Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

    There are five times when who I am coincides with who I want to be, and when I catch myself unapologetically alive:



 

  1. When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes are creased at the corners, delicately.
    Uchechi has an innocence about her that smooths the edges of Papa’s rough voice. She has ruddy cheeks that beam in dark times, and ears that can’t discern the kp from the gb when Mama speaks Igbo. She gets scolded...
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merito (United States) published:

five times when i catch myself alive

PROMPT: Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

There are five times when who I am coincides with who I want to be, and when I catch myself unapologetically alive:

 

  1. When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes are creased at the corners, delicately.
               Uchechi has an innocence about her that smooths the edges of Papa’s rough voice. She has ruddy cheeks that         beam in dark times, and ears that can’t discern the kp from the gbwhen Mama speaks Igbo. She...
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merito (United States) published:

five times when i catch myself alive

PROMPT: Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

There are five times when who I am coincides with who I want to be, and when I catch myself unapologetically alive:

  1. When Uchechi’s voice crackles with laughter and her almond brown eyes are creased at the corners, delicately.
    Have you ever felt at home in the vivacious uproar of a child’s laughter? In that moment when they discover humanity on their tongue—sweet and savory, before they know anything of it? Or perhaps when they peep their own existence in...
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