Monthly Archives: April 2016

Crossings

“What will you promise each other?” I was wrestling with these feelings, this question. I typed a text that I didn’t send, which read “I promise I won’t abandon you. I promise I need you.” I was a woman standing … Continue reading

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This Little Light of Mine

The lies I tell myself are all that keep me going. More than that, they are all that I have. Is there anything but self-deception? Yes and no. To say everything is a lie misses the mark. Is anything ever … Continue reading

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in the clouds

Camp time is humbling. You can do what seems like two days’ work, completely tire yourself out, and discover that it’s only 1:45pm. That said, 1:45 is fairly late when you’re up before dawn and asleep shortly after sunset. As … Continue reading

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Striking Oil

Why write? To have a record, to avoid the pitfalls of memory? Yet I seldom ever look at what I write again. More than keeping track, the benefit of writing for me is in the process. Too often I become absorbed with … Continue reading

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Duramen

My mind raced. I thought, “I knew it. I wouldn’t feel anything. Do I ever really feel anything? I move through my feelings so fast.” It seemed my thoughts had given up on me, and it hadn’t even been 5 … Continue reading

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