take it easy baby,

by Rachel Lynch in

"Mark and I can't sleep at night. We get out of bed and go sit on the swings in a park, talking, a few words between long ellipses of shaking breath. I wonder allowed if I have the guts to be a journalist at all. Mark leaps off his swing and says, you have to. Whether you do or not. You fake it. I nod and look to the sky."

all photos by Nuru Kimondo