A former Mid-Westerner wonders why Californians are afraid of rain.

I walked out of the back room after my break. The first thing I noticed was that there were several people sitting on the floor, huddled up against the bookshelves. Some were clutching their backpacks or bags tightly, and looking…

Jen Thorpe

Freelance writer with invisible illnesses and chronic pain. Poet, podcaster, video game player, creator of strange artwork, they/them @OwnkaMav

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