I’m in a club at school called Free Association or FreeAss. Yesterday we did a free association and I was inspired by the word “collard-greens.” Instead of using all the words shouted out for the prompt, I focused on just the one. I was reminded of the time I was in Biloxi and our volunteer group helped older black woman paint her house after it had been damaged by Hurricane...
In history class, from elementary to high school, I would scoff at the idea of a group of humans deeming other humans as “inferior” or “a threat.” I couldn’t imagine people actually thought that way, especially after I realized people do weird things behind closed doors. Senators causing ruckuses against gay marriage, and then fucking little boys, like man has done...
Back in New Jersey The hurricane never came. I’ll be back in minnesota in 36 hours. I feel like Odysseus except less heroic and less Greek.