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What Was I Born To Be?

I think it was around the age of 19 when I first discovered I wanted to be a writer. That seems kind of late, considering some people know by the time they can hold a jumbo pencil, but that’s when I knew. 852 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Sketch of an Alcoholic's Anonymous Meeting

Every Saturday at 8:30am, 40-50 recovering alcoholics and few neighborhood friends and family borrow the basement of St. John’s United Church of Christ for an hour to read a chapter from the Alcoholic’s Anonymous Big Book. 318 more words

Creative Nonfiction

First Issue Call for Submissions!

We are still accepting submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art for our first issue. The deadline to submit is December 15. Please visit the Submit tab for information on how to submit.


The Trap That I've been Waiting For

The early morning sun seeps through blinds pinched down to nothing more than a winking slit of eye lid. Sleep holds tightly to the corners of my eyes like sandstone boulders on the edge of the ocean – steadfast, yet crumbling a little with each new caress. 173 more words


One Year

I’m officially one year and 6 days sober.  A year ago I was in rehab– scared and completely miserable.  I didn’t want to get sober, I didn’t want to be there, but, on some level, I did want my life to change.   256 more words

Short Essay

Neutrality, No Longer Pure

Nonfiction published in Gravel Literary Journal, 11/2014

I am 21 and my girlfriend and I are in a small bar in North Carolina, her home town and where I go to school. 150 more words