Tag: Marshall University

It’s Not The Same

It’s all boiled down to one life. Not mine. My life only leaves tiny footprints for future generations. I’m keenly aware of where and how I walk. Words have impact. Mine can cut sharper than a sword. Tonight, I hope they will. Because I’m tired of being told to sit. Shush. Quiet. Just overlook what we don’t like to see.…

We Are… On Original Bunker Punks Today.

I’ve waited a long time to write my third and final installment to my Appalachian series. The hesitation in writing it was because I wanted to see where a city, my home, would go. I’m still not exactly sure the answer to that question. There is no definitive answer. A town, like many other communities, is struggling with heroin. But…

Who I Am: Beyond the Hurt

On some days, thirteen years seem like an eternity in a marriage. Other days, the decade plus a few years can beam like the shining sun which rose too early and set too soon. The decisions I made brought me here. I am sitting under a rainbow colored quilt purchased from Target seven years ago. Today, the quilt has stains…

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