I thought of how people use these documents. To “prove themselves.” To prove their worth—often literally; to prove their “equities,” as the lawyers put it. To “adjust their status”—from unwanted, unknown, unvaluable.
Something has changed
Si no estuvo en la cárcel, no conoció a América.
Election day, 2016
I was meant to spend the morning writing but instead
The 9:19 train is often late, and today was no exception.
We ordered one each. We didn’t yet know each other well enough for the “res.” That would come later.