Michael RamsburgBlockedUnblockFollowFollowing8th generation Appalachian. Proud West-by-God Virginian. I write creative nonfiction, essays, narrative journalism and poetry. More: http://michaelramsburg.comMay 16, 2017more like a tree stump, the roots of which are secrets that are so deep underground as to be forgotten.I used to go through photo albums when I was a child, seeing my parents as younger versions of…Stephen M. Tomic31A very poetic way of putting it. I like how you’ve said that.