Vile

“After great pain, a formal feeling comes –The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs –“ Emily Dickinson It has been quite a long few months since my last book excerpt share. It’s still new and a bit emotional each time, no matter the number of details or how often I do it. Reminding myself that itContinue reading “Vile”

take me to church

“Religion is a breeding ground Where the devil’s work is deeply found…“ ~ Sleeping at Last What does it mean to say “I grew up in the church.” Some of us make the statement without even thinking about the weight of it, myself included. Just a standard fact of observation, a piece of historical dataContinue reading “take me to church”

The Magic Jaw

“I can’t tell you why you shoulda’ known it, sensitive kid start acting like a grown up” Cold War Kids “You were such a little brat as a child, I hated having to deal with you. You have grown so much since then!” Adults of my past went to such great lengths to ensure IContinue reading “The Magic Jaw”