“The entire world is alive.”
We had other places we called home, other cities and countries and people who weren’t present that we loved.
“All my mother had done was try to love me while not loving herself.”
“It never occurred to me to consider Oneida in the same category as an apocalyptic Christian cult.”
“When I told you I wasn’t a city person, I was only telling half the truth.”
“A life had ended, there in the water, quickly, without warning.”
“Not all foods were designed to make you transform into a real human.”