• Ian Williams

    secondhand summer

    making a new self out of old stuff

    September 13, 2019
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    My mom and I stared at the blotch spanning across the knee of the pants, an orange sun rising in the middle of black-and-white gingham fabric. The flared bottoms were supposed to render me a ’70s dancing daydream in the midst of a sweaty 2019 dorm-room party—or so I envisioned.  “It looks like she kneeled […]