“The office is a different place after the investigation. No one wants to look at me or speak to me.”
“Fashion’s bright lights beckoned me toward New York.”
“The problem with writing about my anxiety is that I want it to be a closed narrative.”
“People say a lot of things when they can’t watch television.”
“The family legacy included silence as a way to belong.”
“A body always returns to the place that shaped it.”
“Like most people in education, I wanted to make a difference.”
My cousin’s stories of being a Detroit cop could have come straight out of an opera.