I paint landscapes in portrait and smile at strangers.
I wore Vans skater shoes. I had no opinion on Converse. I didn’t care. I was not interested in fashion as a teenager and rotated between the same five t-shirts for most of my high school life.
‘Give her roots’ they saidbut my parents shook their heads‘A child needs stability.’But the words were lost on them
“If she doesn’t know where home is,she’ll wither in the stormOnce she is firmly planted,she can sprout and bloom once more