Billy rapped all night about his suicide
The television man is crazy
It’s a real mean team
We can love
Heather ponders the difference between it’s a real mean team (comma, implying a breath, a sigh, an admission, a complicit but we can do this incredibly difficult thing called love) and it’s a real mean team we can love, the feeling of shock over loving such horrible people as our grandparents, who would never have had the collective angst to perceive the naked ape in all of us.
Heather waited for Theo, outside at the cafe.
Carry the news
In 1972, when the electricity went out, you did something else.
There were four tv channels, including PBS, and the after-school special on ABC belied the latchkey, invisible, GEN-X to come.
after years of silent acceptance