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Fall Shift


He stands perched on the top step of the hallway staircase and hurtles his soft, round body into space, trusting with full faith that my arms will find him. 264 more words



I learned how to love when I learned how to become a better writer. When I learned how not to shun the misfit pages of metaphors awkwardly pieced together. 474 more words


Champagne bottle breaking against the hull...

So, I don’t actually have a ship, or any champagne, for that matter…at least, not at the moment…but today does mark the launch of this blog! 162 more words

Writer For 365

Have a Moment

We were crowded in the elementary school gym on a 90-degree day with no A/C. We were told there would be babysitting; there wasn’t really. Our almost-kindergartners were whisked away…I was left behind to chase after my two younger boys, the sweat gathering on the nape of my neck as I cursed my black skinny jeans. 798 more words

On Common Things