January 22/365

“You’re tired, beyond tired. I don’t like the color of the skin under your eyes, or how dry your hair is. When you reach for something, there’s a slight shake in your wrist, and you hold that cup so hard right now your fingers must hurt.” Nann shook her head slowly. “There’s a lightness that has left you, Pog, and when you aren’t thinking that anyone is watching, you pass your hands over your eyes and brow as if something deep inside aches. You tell me nothing, except you’re fine. Fine! Your left leg drags a little when you walk…

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