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    The Evolution of Friendship

    People are social by nature. We’ve developed societies due to our ability to communicate. It’s no surprise that we seek each other for comfort. Our complex relationships with one another are what make humanity into [Read More]
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    How Pepsi F*cked Up

    It’s been a couple days since Pepsi released the commercial which set the internet on fire with its blatant non-understanding of present-day racial and police issues communities of color are dealing with. Some would say it [Read More]
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    The Truth About Finding Your Soulmate

    A lot is misunderstood about the concept of soulmates. People seem to place an unreasonable emphasis on finding their soulmate. It’s a constant theme that people have a difficult time finding their soulmate and some [Read More]

Life a Year Later

July 19, 2016 0

Over the last year I’ve learned so much about my own path. It’s been a year since I left school and I left San Antonio for good. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life, but it’s been [Read More]


How Moving to Australia Changed My Life

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November 4, 2016 0

“Is everything okay?” she asked. Her question caught me off guard as moments before we had just been laughing hysterically about something. My smile was still on my face. It instantly faded and my eyebrows furrowed. As far as I [Read More]


Can Failure Be Beneficial?

January 9, 2017 0

Failure happens to all of us. Failing is a part of life, but it doesn’t have to be your entire life. Failing can lead you to be a step closer to being successful. All successful people failed at one point. [Read More]


Are We Raising Soft Kids Through Sports?

November 8, 2016 2

The statements below reflect the words and thoughts of the author Derrick Marrow alone. They may or may not reflect the opinion of TheLifeandRhymes.com, the editors, and/or other authors. Okay, now that we’ve gotten that out the way, I’m going [Read More]


How Music Continues to Change the World

November 2, 2016 0

Everywhere we go, we hear music. Whether it’s music being played at our favorite cafe, on the radio from our drive home from work, or even in the grocery store while we shop, we hear music. Music is important in [Read More]

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Interviewing Spoken Word Poet Christopher Martinez

December 23, 2016 0
Christopher Martinez (also known as Rooster) is a San Antonio based spoken word poet whose most recent video, “An Untitled Brown Poem” resonated with our staff members. Christopher’s poem is powerful and insightful. He shares his [Read More]
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