Human Parts
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Human Parts

When Someone Asks How You Are, Maybe You Should Tell Them

Most of us never do

A closeup of a woman’s face. She has a nose piercing and brown eyes and wavy blonde hair.
Photo: Shane Gorski/Flickr

I like to wake up early. Before 5:00 is best, when the air is a smudge away from nighttime. It feels sacred, undiscovered.

I go outside, yawning and stumbling on leftover dreams. The dog glows with happiness at being alive and moving. All the edges are soft.

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