Both Sides Now

  1. Eating açai bowls for breakfast.
  2. Dancing at any given time but especially on my bed, and jumping on it at night while I stare out my window.
  3. Singing out loud with no one around to listen.
  4. Falling asleep to the sound of crickets/grasshoppers singing at night.
  5. Summer nights that are warm but have a slight breeze.
  6. Being able to say “my place”.
  7. Getting high whenever I want to unrestrictedly.
  8. Being able to lay out on the couch and watch whatever I want with no interruptions.
  9. Having my own room but especially bathroom.
  10. Hearing doves sing in the evening during sundown.
  11. Driving down Sunset and Mulholland especially at night.
  12. Being able to lay out at the beach during hot sunny days.
  13. Speeding on the 405.
  14. Falling asleep to music.
  15. Seeing the moon and stars while airplanes pass by at night as I try to sleep.
  16. Privacy.
  17. Silence.
  18. Being anonymous in a city full of strangers.
  19. Having moments where I realize I live in LA.
  20. Experiencing moments of pure contentment (which may have actually been happiness).
  21. Being able to visit home and feel gratitude and fulfillment.
  22. Having two places I can call “home”.
  23. Feeling like I’m living in a dream.

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