Coffee drinker in the morning, Blue Moon drinker at night. Passionate writer, runner, and adventurer.
CW: Mentions of suicide, anger management issues. This piece was inspired by the Reedsy prompt "Start your story with the line, “By the time I stepped outside, the leaves were on fire.”
I was 14 when my father first told me I needed to start wearing makeup. "You start high school tomorrow," he had said. "You need to start taking care of yourself and making yourself look good."