Why I’m taking “works with children” off my resumé

The enemy comes into the world deceptively beautiful. Seeds are floating through the air, it’s spring. But this summer is different, I think, I feel older. I am eight no longer seven after all. The walnuts I used to collect to make worlds are just stale nuts in a sack. My best friends have all […]

I’m still dreaming about those white capris from the 6th grade

This is a really embarrassing thing for me bring up. I like to think of myself as down-to-earth and not materialistic. I don’t like consumerism as a phenomenon, I don’t like to produce waste, and I want to use my privilege to help others, not to buy shit and be wealthy. So I’ve always been […]