A child needs to do one thing over and over to calm himself down when the adults get angry. What does he do? How does he learn it?

A foot's tap Is his music, A bird's chirp: That's his music. And at six, Vibrating his lips, Slapping his knees, And a clock's tick Puts Max to sleep.   Mother's expletives Sound best With eyes shut. And a bottle's clink When thrown at the sink Is Max's music.   Shutting one ear Then opening it again Changes …

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Make A Scene With A Charater Exhibiting Really Bad Behavior

For the first time in 16 months, Kaitlyn feels young. Back in Afghanistan, age didn’t matter. Strength did. Strength, and how quickly you could make the right decision under extreme pressure, extreme heat. That’s what kept you alive. That’s why Kaitlyn, at age 19, is home and at the bar tonight, while Fran, and everyone …

Write a song.

DOING OKAY I think I’m doing much better The signs on the streets Look clearer now It's a brighter kind of day And everything seems To be going just right For the first time I’m doing okay I’m doing all right And I’ll throw the pills To the floor I don’t need them anymore I’m …