I have been absent for a while. Absent from writing. Absent from photography. Absent from the outdoors. From compassion. From being still. From myself. The only thing I do not […]
With my back to the Earth, I look up at the Autumn sky, desperate to keep the tears inside. I hold my breath hoping that the world might stop spinning, […]
Most of the time, I feel like I take up too much space in this world. I do not know where I fit. The only place I have truly felt […]
The doctor called us. She emphasized concern regarding some of the tests she ran on the blood we share. We chatted for a little bit. For months I have really […]
When I graduated college in 2009, I made myself a promise. “One day I will travel and explore this world that I live in.” Pretty typical – right? In my friend group traveling means you’re rich. Experience rich and soul full filled. But, I place an idealized requirement on my promise. I was going to travel the world… debt free.
I was tasked with picking out all of the rocks from the soil in the backyard the first time I thought about killing myself. I was in 4th grade. Suicide […]
“Oh shit.” The next thing I knew there was tons of slack in the system and I had enough time to take in almost three arm lengths of slack. My […]