THIS IS US

Floating, Drifting, Swimming

An old story about addiction, recovery, and an old friend

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton
Human Parts
Published in
5 min readJun 19, 2022

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A mountain river stream in a tropical rainy forest
Photo: Михаил Руденко/Getty Images

“He always listened to you,” your mother says to me and I don’t have the heart to tell her that wasn’t so. She doesn’t know about the time we were 25 and you jumped off the moving train and I picked gravel out of your back for hours or the time we were 30 and you got caught in…

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Gwen Frisbie-Fulton
Human Parts

Mother. Southerner. Storytelling Bread and Roses. Bottom up stories about race, class, gender, and the American South. *views my own*