Author Archives: Sirelle Carter

About Sirelle Carter

"If you asked me what's on my mind, you probably won't believe it. Cause if life was one big pool --- I'd be on the deep end." -Bobby Ray

October 10, 1997: The Day I Met Death

94 minutes. That’s how long he fought off death. From the listed “Time of Injury,” to the pronounced time of death, he was as stubborn as the genetics he passed on to me. The entry on line 33d of the death … Continue reading

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Seriously. What, In The All-American, Close-Minded F*ck.

Pardon my bewilderment, but, over the last several days, your thoughts — and you making them public — have caused me to be a bit lost in the small-town Facebook sauce. Although, allow me a few moments to pick up … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Marching, Bigly.”

For every action there is a reaction. And movements? They tend to produce countermovements. That was the narrative, widely, on the morning of November 9, 2016. Donald Trump had been elected due to a movement of Americans who had felt … Continue reading

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Case of the Mondays 11.28.16

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about it—love, that is. I find it as fascinating a concept, now, as I ever have. More than vodka, and more than whiskey, love is the single most intoxicating concoction that I have ever known. … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Battling Rape Culture in the Locker Room of Society”

I find myself to be stuck somewhere between a loss for words and a racing mind. Where are we, truly, just as a people, when men (and women) are flagrantly excusing sexual assault — and more so, justifying it? Listen, … Continue reading

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SMS (7.10.16): Pokémon & The Flashes We Show

If someone would have told me that I’d spend a little more than two hours chasing Pokémon around Arizona this weekend, in 110 degree weather, I would have had them committed. Twenty-four hours ago, I didn’t even have the app … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Letter to My Future Son”

I write this guide to life in the event that I never get to tell my future son myself.  My darling boy, I have so many thoughts, I don’t know where to begin. There is a lot going on in … Continue reading

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