Tag: writing

  • The Things We Leave Behind

    The Things We Leave Behind

    We hear the word legacy and we think of what we leave behind when we die. Our unencumbered reality may well be this: We leave things behind every day. With each breath. Our skin flakes and lands on windowsills, our hair clogs the drain, that time we smiled at a stranger is now as much…

  • The Only Way Out

    The Only Way Out

      I believed the stories others told me, and those darker stories I carry with me. I didn’t understand story. My voice only sang out in poetry. I’d wasted most of my life on one dream. I quit writing stories for nearly a year. I couldn’t not write and there was poetry. . I tried…