Posts Tagged: safety
Oh better far to live and die
Under the brave black flag I fly
Then play a sanctimonious part
With a pirate head and a pirate heart!!
–The Pirates of Penzance
At fifteen years old, I was a runaway. It was perhaps 9:30 at night, my first night out, having hitchhiked a couple of hundred miles north towards Tallahassee, when they rushed me to the emergency room from the teen center where I’d gone to look for a crash pad....more
He came into my apartment. He came into the place where I lived and slept and ate and took showers and paid bills and paid rent. He came in when I was not there. Repeatedly. Maybe every day....more