Monthly Archives: August 2013

Footing Lost

I dig my toes into the rocky incline. A skiff of gravel skitters down, tumbling endlessly, I cannot hear where it lands. The bottom is far below. Looking down, I can see clouds hovering underneath me. I am high enough … Continue reading

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Face to Face and Back to School

Walking into a room of 300 hundred people and having to scan the place for the handful of familiar faces you know is an anxiety inducing task.  It’s irrational and childish, to be worried about standing up at the door … Continue reading

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Bottling Seasons

The scent of campfire smoke curls through my hair, perfuming my pillow with the scent of wood and cool nights, staring up at the stars. I fade slowly into sleep, rosy cheeks warming, mind full of moonlight. This week I’ve … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

What’s to be gained from this? Closing in on three months after my miscarriage, my mind wanders from time to time, back to the days of pain. I see myself, almost as though from outside the scene. I see a … Continue reading

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To Bend and Not Break

In the two and a half months since my loss, I’ve combed my mind and heart for ways to heal. After weeks of crying, I lifted myself back up into the world, still feeling a horrifying emptiness in my heart, … Continue reading

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I and Envy

Yesterday, a friend and I reconnected after weeks apart. She and her littler girl came to visit, and amidst baby talk, tickling, giggles, we finally got a chance to talk. After divulging my fears of dealing with The Coworker in … Continue reading

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And The Stars Fell Down Around Us

Last night we lugged our sleeping bags to the dew moistened field and tucked ourselves in under the stars. Cups of tea (and coffee) in hand, we felt the chill on our faces as the orange sliver of moon slowly … Continue reading

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