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In connection with Day 355 and Day 330, where I talk about more kinky matters, today I found rope I kept for multifarious purposes, but because of its silkiness, I preferred using it for bondage. I have, because of my ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 357

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I remember staring at my hands when I was a kid and noting how my hands always looked like those of an adult. Several life experiences have inevitably led me to grow even stronger hands, colored with a rich history, over the ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 356

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I have a black leather belt. It never fit me nor has it ever been used to hold up one's pants. I bought it long ago for the specific purpose of the sound it makes when you fold it in half and snap it. When you're already ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 355

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Everyone in New York is preparing for Hurricane Irene. I've been through some devastating hurricanes, including being in Durham in the midst of Hurricane Fran, right when it hit the coast of North Carolina. I've seen the ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 354

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I grew up watching my mother cook. I used to bring a pillow into the kitchen and lay on the floor in the middle of the kitchen while she was cooking. It was a place I could spend solely my mother. I'm not sure why I used to ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 353

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I used to have a tendency to purchase objects in pairs or even numbers. I only say "used to" because I haven't really made any significant purchases of objects since the beginning of this project. If I buy candle holders, ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 352

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As I write this entry, there are kids playing outside somewhere I cannot see them out my window, but the sound winds around the building corners of the brownstones and up my stairs, through my window. I hear from another ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 351

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My home is intentionally laid out, with the understanding that one's physical space is also the foundation of one's head space. I come from a culture where the placement of furniture and lighting is paramount to setting the ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 350

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Glass is a frighteningly beautiful thing. When I was younger and more careless with my movement, I knocked my glass over at the dinner table every single evening. My mother, who sat next to me would engage in a choreographed ...

YK Hong’s 365 Release: Day 349

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