The Vote You Didn’t Know You Had

Eric Boyd
7 min readJul 31, 2021
Photo by Ye Jinghan on Unsplash

You can always come back

but you can’t come back all the way

— Bob Dylan, “Mississippi”

I’m walking along with Summer Lee, a progressive democrat running for state representative of District 34 of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh. Lee and I are walking through Homestead, an area I’ve lived in or around…

Eric Boyd

Work in Joyland, Guernica, and The Offing. Winner of a PEN Prison Writing Award. Working on a novel. //