Body Wash: Instructions on Surviving Homelessness
“If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water so hot it sheds all the layers of who you once were and reveals someone new.”
the next paycheck; history; secrets; blind rage; and blind love.
oh, wait maybe don’t tell me, I’d rather not know
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I try to talk openly about everything that was shrouded in mystery when I was growing up. I try to take the distorted sense of my younger self and change her shape.
My grandmother once told me that bringing bread into a home means that its residents will never go hungry.
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“I console myself regularly with the fact that the problem is not unique to me, that young people everywhere are trying to figure it out.”