Dear Self, Keep Writing

Photo by JESHOOTS.com on Pexels.com The teen with a mop of un-brushed hair and a chocolate smear on her cheek was lying on her bedroom floor. Her hands on the computer in front of her but her fingers were still. Sleep-deprived eyes roved the screen and disgust was plain on her face. “Hopeless.” She declared … Continue reading Dear Self, Keep Writing

Toilet Paper Famine

Mom’s face was filled with concern as she stared at our nearly empty bathroom closet. She sighed and turned to me. “Vision, it’s almost gone.” Fear thumped loudly in my ears as I processed the sheer weight of her words. I shook my head in disbelief. “Mom, it can’t be...not now...not so soon.” Mom nodded. … Continue reading Toilet Paper Famine