It gives me time to scan the cafeteria for a friendly face or an inconspicuous corner.
I wont take a real nap. I have this halfway place. a rest stop on the rode to sleep. Where i can stay for hours. I don't even need to close my eyes, just stay safe under the covers and breathe.
Heather from Ohio sits with me at lunch and calls to talk about English homework. She can talk for hours. All I have to do is prop the phone against my ear and "uh-huh" occasionally while I surf the cable.