The Journey Back from Gone

My drug use escalated into a full-blown addict lifestyle in less than a month. “I’m too far gone,” I would tell myself.

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Homeless (part 3) “It’s Too Dangerous”

I saw the knife in his hand before it was wrenched away.

Homeless (part 2)

I had it down to the perfect science. My game was to play adorable and get everyone to want to protect me. I was doing well. I called for a smoke break and we all filed out. Cisco pressed his body hard against mine into a corner. What was he doing?!

Homeless (part 1) DAY ONE

Let's zoom in on that one specific I still consider to be 'the' D-day. 19 years old. This was taken a couple weeks later: My best friend's taillights flashed red as she paused before turning onto the main road and disappearing from view. I breathed deep to clear my vision blurred by that gunky salt … Continue reading Homeless (part 1) DAY ONE