The Photo

I had a different essay I was working on for this post.  But in the process of cleaning my laptop desktop, I found this one I’d written in a Steve Almond workshop a few  weeks ago.  The prompt was a photo we were told to bring that morning.  This is the photo, and my story.  … Continue reading The Photo

Tiny steps…

It was early morning, but I’d eaten some chocolate late in the afternoon, so I was awake.  Attempting lemonade from insomniac lemon, I tuned into On Being, and listened to Krista Tippett interviewing Paul Muldoon here, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet, and poetry editor of The New Yorker. Near the end of the interview, when asked, … Continue reading Tiny steps…