A Few of My Favorite Things
A short personal narrative. One of my favorite writings thus far, and one of my most popular Medium pieces.
Another personal narrative about trying to find my voice as a youngster.
Fourth grade. Playground. You’re not in my class, but I know you. You: Fire-engine red hair, stereotypical attitude…medium.com
A segmented piece exploring memories and their impact.
A personal tale about my father’s sister (that neither he nor I would ever meet).
I wrote this as a story for my baby niece. But it’s appropriate for all ages.
U p Cherry Run, we had never seen the ocean. We never knew the blue endless water. Never felt the sandy sea slide…medium.com
A creative nonfiction piece about a creek we used to play in as young’uns.
Another creative nonfiction piece about a geographical identity crisis.
Three leaves darker than blood. Holy Scarlet Trinity rising from a wounded earth. I stop, admire, take a picture — the…medium.com
A nonfiction piece about a killing and its emotional impact.
Ya’ll seem to think I’m a poet (my profile was listed on Medium’s “Poetry” tab once.) I’m very honored, truly. But it’s still a bit funny, because before Medium, I wrote like two poems. In my entire life. If I had to choose some of my favorite Medium poems, these would probably be them:
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