Spooked

Made a dozen wrong turns on my walk home thru Prospect Park, finding myself in spots where it was very, very dark and I was very, very alone. I took note of my urbanite reaction to unexpected solitude… as I was running toward a light (any light, dammit!, where the fuck am I?!?!)

Fear is an interesting place to visit, but I sure don’t want to live there.

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About amywinns

Semi-snarky, semi-sincere, occasionally ranting, always paying attention. Feminist who can work a skirt and crack a joke. Grammar nerd who is also fun at parties. Mid-career writer/editor with 15 years’ experience in newspapers & magazines who now helps developers at a major media corporation communicate with the suits who write the checks. Pro-women, pro-family, pro-choice, pro-workingclass, pro-entrepreneur, pro-farmer. Like every other bourgeois Brooklynite, I choose local/organic/raw food — mostly vegetables — whenever possible/reasonable/affordable but I’m not a smug asshole about it. Hometown: Atlanta. Weird hobby: lindy hop. No pets, no kids, no thanks.
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