Unraveling, Part I–On the Occassion of More Murders in America

Please read my friend’s thought provoking blog.


Dear Lily June,

Imagine you are born in a very cold place. In this place, there are many groups of people, and you belong to a group called the Sames. (There are also the Differents, the Others, the Exotics, etc.) Because you are a Same, when you are born, you are given a magical sweater, one which protects you from all the elements. Here’s the catch, though: This sweater is invisible to every one who wears it. Only those not wearing it–the Differents, the Others, the Exotics, etc.–can actually see the sweater. If you’re thinking really hard about it, you can feel how it’s keeping you warm, but like I said, it’s mostly, to you, entirely invisible. It’s easy to forget you’re even wearing it.

One day a Different walks up to you with a look of horror and disgust. “That sweater,” the Different says, not mincing words, “is cruel.”

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2 responses

  1. Thanks for sharing! From you–who always produces such thought-provoking and insightful posts–it is truly an honor.

    1. You are most welcome my friend. It is my honor to share your outstanding post! 😃

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