Most people in America right now think of Iraq as a dangerous country. Now, if I were to stand up, I might get killed. But to us, behind this wheel it’s pretty safe. So to us, Iraq is a safe country.
HBO War Characters: Nate Fick
This is me most days.
we’re going home.
Tell me our story: are we impetuous,
are we kind to each other, do we surrender
to what the mind cannot think past?
Where is the evidence I will learn
to be good at loving?
stacie cassarino, “summer solstice”