The boy tells him community. There’s never
an easy answer. Who asks this kind of question?
I’ve never realized that, no. One
out of every four. Wouldn’t it be easier
if we all thought that way? Sometimes,
one doesn’t know what to tell one’s mother.
Whenever you’re young, that’s when you need
to see the world. Gender stereotypes: an apple a day.
Tell me again, why doesn’t God exist? This flower
requires water. An exercise in self-indulgence.
Where are we going? However many leave, there are more
to replace them. He likes non-fiction. How boring is that,
anyway, studying ants? Everyone
should learn to play an instrument, cook a meal,
dance. People of all ages. Is that couch
reupholstered? There’s a puzzle the color of the sky.