Zest Lit Issue 2, October 2013 - Page 73

Day 44: Huge news! My dad saw Dr. Ackerman on TV. He was arrested. The school is closed. My dad complained about the tuition being ‘flushed down the toilet,’ and I said, ‘At least we never bought his book.’ I told him Dr. Ackerman said it’s good to reframe negative comments into positive ones. He said he didn’t want to hear it.

Day 45: X said he’s moving to Ft. Lauderdale with some guy named Maurice. Maybe I’ll go too. Dr. Ackerman said when a door closes you can throw a rock through a window, or something like that. I’m not sure what it means, but I’m thinking an X on my other ankle would look pretty cool.