Identity Is Playing A Shell Game With Yourself


Of course, you’re really country.”

I blinked. How did anything about me convey “country” to my friend? I grew up in a metropolis nearly as populous as the entire state I live in now. Up here, drive an hour in any direction and you’re in a rural area. Back home, drive an hour and you haven’t yet left the city.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Sophia Burns

Paganism, Buddhism, Classics, philosophy, LGBTQ culture, and the art of living well. Former activist; I don’t trust culture war.