The Cost of Living: An Autoethnography

Donna F. Henson*

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This autoethnographic piece reflects on the cost of living and loving in this beautiful and broken, "crisis ordinary" world. In the interplay of the creative and critical, lyrical and liminal, I write on the human imperative to find heart in a hopeless place. I find inspiration in the poetry of Czelaw Milosz and kindness in communication and, in so doing, advocate for the small nothings that bring us solace and personal preservation in the face of big wicked problems and distant-witnessed disaster.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
JournalQualitative Inquiry
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 16 Sept 2022


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