Things That Made Me Cry This Week

  1. The instant the lights dimmed & the opening credits started up for "Wild"
  2. memories of my collegiate self-discovery, while sitting at a decades-old PC that won't turn on
  3. My therapist accidentally revealing she is a dog-lover
    tears of joy, obv
  4. "Tears in Heaven" playing in Whole Foods
  5. The thought that I just shed tears for talentless bigot Eric Clapton
  6. The White Castle in my neighborhood closing
    Never went, but gentrification is sad
  7. The tragedies of late-stage capitalism
  8. Steel Drum rendition of Amazing Grace in subway station
  9. A literary dedication "to dad" in a book I don't even like
  10. Some stupid cocktail of hormones punishing me for not getting knocked up this month