OnBecoming is a memoir on rising through grief to be the self I always thought I would never be. I offer this creative nonfiction piece as a foreshadowing preface.

Guns are a Social Glue

the self-soothing white stickywe wipe our hands of only to dry, so we may peel itoff in one long strip, revealingour uniquely ugly palm. Sunday schooled, white washedhodgepodged coated strips ofthat…