Monthly Archives: October 2012

This is How You Lose Her, Part II

You cut deep. You do it so that no one can see it but you. The words slice layers, first the skin and then the muscle and then the bone. You see that she’s broken, but you turn your back … Continue reading

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You’re gorgeous…What do you weigh? Like 60 pounds?

It’s amazing how small comments can affect people. This week, I had two experiences from two different ends of the spectrum. Incident number 1 occurred outside of the local shopping mall. I was sitting outside with a soft pretzel, reading … Continue reading

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The Wrong Color

Every time people say that racism no longer exists, I have to laugh at their naivete. Every time I think I can change them, I have to laugh at my naivete. A peer recently made a comment that white men … Continue reading

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