Finding Salvation in Death Cab for Cutie
I needed her to tell me that it was okay to doubt, to yearn, for the lyrics in our headphones to mean something sacred—with or without God.
Kate Finegan is a writer and Split/Lip Press novel/novella editor living on Treaty Six territory in Saskatchewan. Her work has been supported by Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council. You can find her on Twitter as @kehfinegan.
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