Hey, Earth. Stop it now.

Today I’m thinking of my friend Yoshiko. She writes really excellent, elegant stories about young girls’ first friendships, lonely office workers and black kittens. She lives in Japan. I’m fairly certain that she’s alright, and almost equally certain that people she knows and cares for are not.

I’m also thinking of a kid I knew way back in the day. A kid I was never that fond of. Yesterday I heard that last month he was jumped by a group of idiots and beaten beyond recognition in Brooklyn. Because he’s gay.

One thought on “Hey, Earth. Stop it now.

  1. Anonymous

    Thank you! Glad you like the cover, and thanks for telling me where you’ve seen it. Comments like these definitely take the edge off.


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