The Authentic Eclectic

How Fear Cornered Me Like a Malevolent Ghost

Until I let love vanquish it

A woman’s face distorted with another face overlaid top left, in sepia tones. Aimée Gramblin
Photo by Darius Bashar on Unsplash

Throughout my life, I was scared in my various homes, and I was scared in my own skin. My first childhood home had a sign on the door, “No Solicitors!” If anyone dared knock, my dad would boom them away with his pounding voice, “Did you read the sign? No Solicitors!”

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