Abandoned Railroad Tracks On Tuesdays after school, my friends and I gather here to walk around forlornly in the Buckle’s new fall catalog thinking about the nature of change and what it means when my father says, “You’re gonna have to look after your mom and me some day.”
As a Muslim, I’m sick of people asking me how I feel about 9/11. What do you want me to say, seriously? Do you want me to say, ‘It was a great plan, mwahahaha!’ before I fly off on a magic carpet?
I was born and raised in this country and was just as shocked as everyone else to learn there were people on this earth so vile as to commit such a horrific attack - or to even think about doing it. But I didn’t do it. Neither did 99.999999999 percent of the roughly 1.5 billion people in the world who also call themselves Muslims. So why should I or any other Muslim apologize for what happened?
Nickleback is planning on releasing another album. Should I ask white people to apologize for that?