It’s summer and we need catharsis. Screaming and ice cream are both methods of achieving it, but are two very different things. Virginia Woolf said, “Words, English words, are full of echoes, of memories, of associations—naturally.” Follow the English language and the human body through anxiety and whipped cream.
Peter Smith is a transgender performer living in Brooklyn. You can currently see them play “Catlyn” Jenner in Katdashians: Break the Musical! at the Elektra Theatre in New York City. Find them on the internet via @ptrsmth.