This comic is part of a collection-in-progress called Pep Talks for Broke People. The series chronicles the encouraging words exchanged between friends and lovers (and sometimes within my own head) that have helped me to cope with the bizarre and trying act of living.
Caits Meissner is a New York City-based poet, artist, and cultural worker, and the author of the illustrated hybrid poetry book Let It Die Hungry (The Operating System, 2016). She currently serves as the Prison and Justice Writing Program Manager at PEN America, and teaches at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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