Outliving Janis: 27 Things
4. traveled to St. Louis. found another city to love.
6. started writing again. shared it with others.
7. got published. making sense of things.
8. asked for a raise. got it.
9. set boundaries. it was hard.
11. am more vulnerable. unlearned some shit.
12. got hurt. disappointment burns.
13. needed things. learning to ask.
15. pierced my nose. looks like me.
16. got a mom tattoo. one day i’ll show her.
17. got a rib tattoo. still looking for home.
18. saw outkast twice. andre 3000.
20. worked with my best friend. got paid.
21. bought a blender. made healthy treats.
22. cooked for my friends. through the winter.
23. did yoga. didn’t fart.
25. drank less. ran more.
26. ran a marathon. didn’t die.
27. fell in love w a whole class of 13–14 YO. laughing’s still life.