words are dumb and i love you

there are not enough words but also there are too many. my least favorite question in this moment in history has become, “how do you identify?” i don’t fucking know, Susan. my name is ali. what do you really want to know here? what pronouns to use when you’re gossiping about me with Karen atContinue reading “words are dumb and i love you”

i lost my grandma’s ring

i lost my grandma’s ring. i wore it on her birthday. i was babysitting. standing at the sink washing dishes watching it flip around my finger awkwardly trying to hold the glass bowl and sponge without scraping it. “it would be easier if i took it off,” i thought. “i don’t have a front pocket.Continue reading “i lost my grandma’s ring”