“Words are the only bread we can really share.”
“We think of class as income but it is so much more. It’s vocabulary and information and social capital and networks.”
“The reason that the climate crisis feels like the weight of the world is because it literally is, and it will feel that way—and it can crush you—unless you realize you’re not the only one carrying it.“
“It’s time to stop buying into plans that make eating so complicated and start trusting ourselves.”
I don’t avoid anything when I’m writing. If something bleeds into my work, so be it. I’ll take whatever I can get.
“For every Douglass, Tubman and Craft, there are people we don’t know who succeeded or tragedies about people whose escape failed.”