Did I want a baby? Did I want an abortion?

What does the word mommy even mean? How long would I last? I swam out beyond the breakers and let the ocean hold me. I floated. Maybe I’d be okay.

KOYAANISQATSI BY ANAMYN TUROWSKI

34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 66

Back then, I ditched school regularly and walked to the I-10 on-ramp, put my thumb out, got a ride to a Palm Springs motel with a pool, put my t…

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