6 Nov

 

just a kid

 

when i was so small

i kind of

had this

romantic

fantasy of my parents both dying,

driving the car off a cliff

or drowning,

leaving me

a devastated orphan,

and it had a taste

of adventure,

like in the movies.

 

then,

when my dad actually died,

i just thought, god

i

would take it all

back.

 

even after he died,

i played

“stranded orphan”

and pretended to fend for

myself.

 

i never thought of myself as

a half-orphan,

but halfway to being one

just a kid

whose dad died.

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