Ask Baba Yaga: What to Do About the Fact That I’m a Huge Shithead?
Transcript after the jump.
Dear Baba Yaga,
I recently realized I’m a shitty friend, an apathetic daughter, and a selfish lover. How can I change?
Deep change is unlikely. ; But you may go out to the edge of the pond with the stars below you & the stars above you, & draw down into the ink of yrself where is the feeling, & close yr eyes & bless those who love you anyway even as you are so small. & if you do such-so nightly you will keep the knowledge of who you are, & that will be the beginning of it.
Taisia Kitaiskaia is a poet, writer, and Michener Center for Writers fellow. She’s taking questions on behalf of Baba Yaga at AskBabaYaga@gmail.com.