Yes.

Understanding our own power to hurt is so important.

It’s something I often don’t think about. It doesn’t occur to me sometimes that I’m capable of deeply affecting somebody with just words.

I don’t know why.

The possibility of it slides over my consciousness like water over a stream bed.

Until one day maybe some of that water hits a dam and builds up pressure until something bursts.

Good to be reminded.

Thanks.

Jim

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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