Do Men With Screwdrivers Feel Like Gods?

Karina Pawlak
3 min readApr 7, 2024
Firmament Fixer. 2024. Karina + StarryAI

After finishing a job that required a screwdriver, my dad walked around the house, screwdriver in hand, searching for other things to screw in.

He had this glow of self importance. Like “yeah, I have the power to keep the doors from falling off the hinges.”

I remember catching my ex husband with that same look.