It’s time to change the song

The same song echoes in a new room. The acoustics are different, the walls are a brighter blue, and though there are familiar faces in the lopsided pictures hanging between windows and corners, the faces belonging to those who are tangibly here  are new additions. I can breathe easier here. The windows aren’t stuck and ...

A First Homecoming

“There isn’t a cloud in sight,” they say, though sometimes there might be a few wispy white things on the edge of the horizon, hovering above housetops and distant mountains. And while I can’t see those distant mountains from here, I looked around, squinting, and there truly is not a cloud in sight. I’m home. ...

Now is the right time

It needs to stop, this wanting to write but never taking the time It needs to happen, this writing I keep talking about. This is my corner of the Internet. Facebook can feel too much like being at a family reunion, with all the aunts and uncles and grandparents and cousins asking me what’s going ...