11/18/2016 by syrbal-labrys
Trump’s election is like the zombie apocalypse?
Change is the only constant in life. That which stops changing is usually dead.
Since the election, aside from much depression and anxiety, there has been endless discussion about the forgotten white “working class.” What they really mean, of course, are the working poor – those working and yet never catching up at all. That is a topic about which I know something. I grew up as “trailer trash” – some would say that is the same as “white trash”; a label I heard my mother apply to other people, but deny for us.
Let me be clear: my life was difficult enough that I defined my “wants” mostly in terms of things I wanted to avoid. I wanted to not be hungry or homeless or beaten. I wanted to not be the girl with only one pair of shoes, shabby and too small at that. I wanted to not
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