My sin was to be faithless.
I would lie
As if I could be true to everyone
– Clive James “Sentenced to Life
I have this pink fur coat that I bought on a whim at Forever 21 a few years ago that I wear all the time. It’s made of cheap plastic fibers intended to simulate the biological coat of some nonexistent pink animal. It’s cheap, tacky and designed for someone much younger than me, for sure. Yet for all its inherent wannabe, its puny teenage pretending, this coat is so Me that I feel like a walking billboard of myself whenever I wear it. Continue reading