Where do you get your ideas?

Read the essay by this homeless youth that provided one of the inspirations for the theme of Box of Rain.

Sliding Into Homelessness

By Zakkiaya Bowen

I am 21 years old and a full-time student at LaGuardia Community College, working toward a degree in writing and literature. I am a writer for Represent magazine and I work as a research analyst for an international company.

I sound like I’ve got it all figured it out, right? Well, I kind of do, but I’m still homeless.

Here’s how it happened…

via Guest Post | ‘Sliding Into Homelessness’: A Student Essay and Teaching Resources – NYTimes.com.

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