Romantic Trauma & Skating Rink DJs: I’ll Explain

Shani Silver
6 min readMar 7, 2023

Read while listening to “A Little Respect” by Erasure.

Photo by Shani Silver.

I loved roller skating as a kid. Still do. As someone prone to both accidents and anxiety, roller skating is the closest I’ll ever come to flying and I’m very comfortable with that. I can think of nothing more terrifying than being on a motorcycle because it does not contain seat belts so I’ll stick to wheels I can wear…