Secret: when I worked as a waitress at the Loring I got suspended, as far as I can tell, for apathy.
They’d seen me apply myself, carrying so much down the stairs at one time; I wasn’t doing that anymore.
I was setting up the mezzanine and writing poetry in the dark with the red Christmas lights, looking down on the snow-covered city streets.
Only half caring if someone caught me, taking no measures against it. Having nothing to lose: in the end, too common an attitude for a waitress.
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i will always love your writing. it makes me believe again. and i don't even know in what.
Well that comment smoothes this rocky life.