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The loudest yapping dogs can be those small shivery ones... just because it seems loud, doesn't make it big... these voices don't represent the people who read your poetry or watch your performances. Even if they like to think they're the big dog.

If your girl and you need more voices to drown out the yapping, know that you are one of my most inspirational people to have met and learned from. You are graceful and staunch in equal measure! And sharp! So sharp it's glorious!

Bae might need to visit the Wizard of Oz ay.

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Love it. Poor bae. But not really. I love to read him being crushed by his own hypocrisy (and by your poem). What a sad baby. Thank you ⚡️

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His press release read like a Facebook rant from a racist uncle. I'm sorry he's stirring up so much abuse towards you. It must stick in his throat that someone who refuses to be silenced by him is succeeding so hard. Kia kaha. x

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Thank you for standing up and writing the words.

Thank you for all the things you write. All the voices you raise.

Please let your daughter know I subscribed for her, so she knows you don’t stand alone.

And congratulations on your most deserved award.

Xxm

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Dec 24, 2023Liked by Tusiata Avia

♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

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Him and his DPM buddy are like the drunk uncles at the government wedding. Embarrassing themselves. You are an inspiration and beautiful with it, inside and out. Tautoko and arohanui to you and your beautiful girl. Xxx

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Sending a ton of love and support. Your words are 🔥 and so important right now

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Nihil illegitimi carborundum

Never let the bastards grind you down

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