Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shucked

I know I’m supposed to be focusing on prowess. That last pep talk was enough to get me back here. I left Alabama feeling calm and prepared and whole, pleased with how I left my grandfather, my town, her grave, … Continue reading

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Prow-ess

The broad mantle of clouds across the full moon has turned the night sky into a bright white lantern; the opposite of an eclipse. Under its glow I know I cannot sleep, tomorrow’s escape plans crumbling by the wayside. I … Continue reading

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10.16.13

I guess it shouldn’t be surprising that today feels no different from yesterday. You’re still gone, he is still a neverending tickertape of every dollar misspent since 1962, and just down the road a piece there’s a weird hole in … Continue reading

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On walking between worlds

It’s harder to just hit the road and let life happen these days than it used to be. People want dates, times, commitments. I want this trip to be for Me, but it’s not just. It’s for them, too. I’m … Continue reading

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