“Here is the question: If you could talk to your 16-year-old self, what would you say? What advice, warnings, or encouragement would you give your younger self?”
UPDATED: “Skinless” now appears in Jim Churchill-Dick’s beautiful youth-focused lit journal Torches N’ Pitchforks, in the first annual edition of art by teachers. I’ve removed the text here because I want you to go read over there! It’s just gorgeous.