Mike Sakasegawa

Mike Sakasegawa

Dec
31
What I Want

What I Want

Just over eight years ago—eight years and thirteen days ago, to be precise—I started making a series of
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Sep
24
Holding Hands

Holding Hands

As I type this, my wedding ring is in a drawer in my nightstand, along with: My father's father's watchMy
4 min read
Sep
12

listen I love you joy is coming

The last line of Kim Addonizio’s “To the Woman Crying Uncontrollably in the Next Stall” has been ringing in
5 min read
Aug
23

It's Been a While

It hurts to feel unloved.The first thing I need to tell you is that I'm okay, now. When the
6 min read
Apr
23
Uncle Phil's Hug

Uncle Phil's Hug

The other day I was scrolling through the Twitter GIF menu to try to find one of a comforting hug
5 min read
Apr
16
Something Light, Something Heavy, Something Pretty, and Something Grateful

Something Light, Something Heavy, Something Pretty, and Something Grateful

Some Things That Are Not the Same as Having a Personality, According to TwitterAdult dodgeballBeing an assholeBeing depressedBeing from AtlantaBeing
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Apr
09
Searching for Meaning

Searching for Meaning

Last night, after it had already ceased being last night and was on into today, instead of going to sleep
5 min read
Apr
03
Scattered, vol. 7

Scattered, vol. 7

I got my first vaccine dose this week. I was prepared beforehand for an immune response, which has so far
4 min read
Mar
27
Holding Your Own

Holding Your Own

I’ve been thinking a lot about social media lately, about why it feels particularly challenging for me lately. I
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Mar
19
I Don't Want to Have to Talk About This Again

I Don't Want to Have to Talk About This Again

Some housekeeping first: I’m going to be moving this newsletter back off of Substack shortly. I know that it’
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