I was reading Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider, and she asked, “What do you do with your … Read more
I am on phone with Jack at 2 a.m. when I lose it.
“Breathe. Just breathe, please,” he is saying, but … Read more
When it starts, this racing of my heart as if I am losing myself again. This palpitating of my heart … Read more
Thursday, 7:33 p.m.
I am on the phone with Scholar; I am trying to send her voice notes, but my … Read more
(If you have not read part 1 of this story, click here)
I am seated on the passenger seat of the … Read more
The loud banging at my front door, simultaneous with the vibrating of my phone jostles me from … Read more
I am seated in a lone table at the farthest end of Big Square. The waitress, short, petite, bubbly, … Read more
In a spur-of-the-moment decision, I slide my body into black sweatpants, a black sweatshirt, a black … Read more
My phone starts ringing just as I pull my fleece blanket over my naked body, slumped in my living … Read more
I came home last night exhausted. My body was breaking into pieces, caving in at the knees, and I … Read more