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The clasp broke on the necklace
You sent me. I bent it back
Together with the pliers I
Found in a quiet cupboard.

Now when I wear it, I feel its sweet,
Metallic shrapnel dragging across
My easy skin and in me it rouses a
Throttling ache for you.

It wears me every day.

February 2021

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Welcome to Who Is Christopher?

I want to write about what I love, what inspires me, confuses me and delights me. By writing here, expressing myself in this way, I’m fostering a creative life and encouraging myself to think more deeply about important ideas and the issues I care about.

I’m always in the process of working out who I am and what I think. Who Is Christopher?  is an one way to investigate that. By writing about, photographing and exploring my world with you, I hope to move you the way I have been moved. I’ll delve into whatever strikes me as interesting and not limit myself, so I’ll make mistakes, I will offend, I will change my mind. I reserve the right to do so. There’s nothing wrong with taking risks and asking your audience to bear with you as you consider what you really believe.

There is no shame in not knowing. Admitting one’s own ambivalence about complex matters is the most honest starting place for self-reflection and comprehension. Let your guard down as you read these posts; take this journey with me.

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