I said, "The balance in my checking
account has reached a new high."
She replied, "Remember: narratives
of aggregates always serve wealth."
I agreed. "I am aware of the different
storylines used by the storytellers."
She added, "And the layers of power,
hidden from most, continue to pull
the children from their families."
I asked, "What is the history in my
particular landscape that tells where
I am today?"
She answered, "You were the minority
when you arrived and, luckily, it turned
out fine for you."