A Cold is Just a Cold

She is intolerant of sniffles. When her nose runs, she is mad with contempt. – Why is my nose always running? – It’s just a cold, Jordan. We all get them. – I don’t understand why my nose gets so cranky. And there you have it: Jordan’s personification of the world. Her runny nose is not a symptom of a seasonal cold, it is an insubordinate appendage caught in an insurrection against her body.