The Good Kid

By Sarah Inouye, TIWP Student I am an incredibly, incredibly good kid. That is not to say that I’m getting good grades or that I’m smart or successful or beautiful or extraordinary. It’s to say that I’m a rule-follower.  It’s to say that my opportunities for heroism were almost always shot down by the fear […]

The Elevator

By Sarah Inouye, TIWP Student They get into the elevator. There is a pause like always—strangers coming in contact with each other for the first time, being forced to talk to each other. They scramble to push the right buttons to their rights floors, bumping hands in a pathetic fashion. One is a middle aged […]

Misplaced Masculinity

By Sarah Inouye, TIWP student “What’s catcalling?”  He asks me. “Being gross.” I reply. “Like really gross. Don’t ever do it, Anthony.” He looks at me with his big eyes and for a minute I think he’s going to be okay. For a minute I think everything is going to be alright. I think that […]