I dreamed I could fly and put my hands through walls. It felt so real to me. And it felt so good. Being special like that. I thought how popular I would be. I’d be like a star. And girls would follow me around. Perhaps. Perhaps my life will change for the better. I would like that. I would like to have a good life. I haven’t totally given up on the idea. No. The idea of living a long life appeals to me more and more. I’m taking better care of myself, too. I am. I’m walking a lot these days. I’m changing my underwear and socks more often, too. You know, I don’t want anyone to think I stink. That’s not a good reputation to have. I want to have a good reputation. I want my peers to say nice things behind my back. I want to be thought of as a good guy. I want people to notice me…..
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- Written by: Mark Levine