The new people I met starting junior year never knew me as Purun but as Parker.
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When you visit a city you once called home, a part of you settles even as another part slides out of place.
I imagine telling my story to someone; spin a future where there wasn’t a pandemic anymore, and I wasn’t working at a warehouse anymore, and I wasn’t alone anymore.
If fashion trends exist on the Island of Lost Toys, perhaps they’re all wearing the mismatched earrings and socks our past selves misplaced.
Her expression tightened as she said, “At least you had a couple friends in the city.”
She mouths the numbers to herself when she calculates the tip.
Don’t accept a job with the first company that offers you a position out of college, especially if the head of the eight-person company reminds you of a shady televangelist.
With a soundless slap, the pizza was on my windshield.
It sounds like a ska band, but it was really just a dang good time.
As of March 2023, seventy-two women have flown in space.
But no woman has gone on a moon mission before.