“I’m grateful for the time I have.”
Letter to a guidance counselor, and close encounters with an actual manatee.
Questioning LIFE ITSELF, and who gets to be successful in the movies.
He’s always been here with me.
I dealt with mortality at the ripe age of 13.
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