choice, surrender, strength
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I text my friend that I want to have a quiet week. I’ve been on and off convinced I’m coming down with something. Or just plagued by allergies. My roommate makes me big cups of ginger tea that I gulp to ease the scratch in my throat. The nights I do go out, I’m called home as soon as it’s midnight. Scared I’ll turn into a pumpkin that some frat kid would gleefully drop over a dorm fire escape. Sleeping five to six hours maximum most nights despite staying relatively close to home. Five pm cappuccino. My screen propped up on my chest until I’m not tired anymore. Most of my problems could be fixed if I spent more time reading.
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