autobiography of a [insert applicable noun]
age 5: count things. over and over. until they feel right. meet new words.
age 10: count possessions. again and again. until i am soothed. befriend new words.
age 15: count identities. repeat and repeat. until they express life. overuse hyperbole by exaggerating words.
age 20: count substances. inhale and exhale. until i cannot feel. forget many words.
age 25: count relationships. begin and end. until i find myself. manipulate words.
age 30: count knowledge. rewind and fast forward. until i am soothed. appreciate new words.