Family

|| Noun ||

Everybody grew up wanting to be like their parents. I didn’t. They didn’t teach me what I want to be, they taught me everything I hope I’ll never turn out to be.

– a.h.

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My watch says 7 am and my body screams at me to sleep. I shut my eyes but it does not keep out the hushed voices screaming at each other outside these four walls. In my head a chant is given momentum, “please sleep, please sleep, please fall back to sleep.

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