ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

My Tweaker Neighbors

Reading the semiotics of a new place

Photo by Alexander Grey on Unsplash

I’m in my new apartment in a new city, and so far it’s going well. I’m feeling myself expanding into the space of my apartment and city and I am so interested in how different it is from the city I came from, in wealthy Boulder County.

This new city is much poorer and not as uptight about aesthetics. This makes it hard for me to read whether an area is dangerous or…

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Jackie Olsen

Come for the insights on aging, leave with a doggie bag full of frogs and exoplanets. Now more poems about vacuuming! she/her/hers