We Can’t Afford Being This Poor

Living in unprecedented times sucks a$$

Judith Victoria
8 min readJul 7, 2022

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Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

“Yeah, but I don’t mind paying extra for fuel if it helps Ukraine.”

Dumbfounded, I stare at my co-worker. “You do understand that this money isn’t being sent to Lyudmyla and Volodymyr, who are getting bombed to smithereens in Sievierodonetsk, right?”

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Judith Victoria

Essays on life, love, and other lousy stuff. Otherworldly flash fiction & romantic short stories. Failing forward. Perpetually amazed.