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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

This Is the Village It Takes

I’m standing on a stretch of grass outside the camp’s dining hall during the weekly Wednesday evening cookout. My watermelon-stained hands struggle to free a wipe from its package. 1,177 more words

On Common Things

I Had a Dream

I had a dream the other night about someone I’ve never met before. It was a very sweet and sexy dream. I’ve been thinking about what it might mean. 41 more words