Written by:

Alana Questell

Living here, I worked “horrible little jobs”
to pay my own way.
And discovered that all the people I thought I was,
I wasn’t.
Believe that I ate heaping helpings
of humbleberry pie.
Through it all I’m still learning how to suffer less, and still convincing others that they can suffer less too.

Alana Questell Joselin Poetry Book Cover
From Alana Questell's zine of poems, joselin.