~ disclaimer: genres merge below. ~ Characters: Old bitter man — an intellectual who scoffs at emotion and has never experienced love. Tree — the embodiment of Buddha, speaks to those who listen. The boy — old bitter man’s grandson, whom he happens to be watching for the afternoon. Location: Somewhere random, at a park,… Continue reading Forget Philosophy: All The Wisdom You Need to Know is in a Cat’s Meow
I was already in my car when Luna came running out. When she saw that I hadn’t left yet, she began sobbing. She climbed in through the passenger car door and crawled into my arms. I held her like she was real small again, carried her back inside. My heart broke a little for her… Continue reading When You’re Six and Your Mom Leaves Without Saying Goodbye
The first story I’ve published online in a long, long time, and it was recently selected by the WordPress team as a Discover piece. A creative non-fiction story about my teenage years, my bulimia, my unpleasant encounter with Pentecostal religion, and finding spirituality in the most surprising of ways.