9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for June 06, 2007
"I was just wondering if the unicorn represents a deep turmoil," said Edda, examining an orange at a fruit stand, "a crisis within." "Meaning?" said Seth. "A dilemma about who I am and what I do. People like us - actors, dancers, musicians, artists - we're not real to other people. Our lives aren't normal." "Ah," said Seth. "You probably don't understand a personal crisis." "Hm." Seth rubbed his chin. "Let's see...a gay, Texan Baptist with the physique of a linebacker, a career in a New York ballet company, three disconsolate former girlfriends and one disconsolate mother...No, I would never understand a personal crisis."