Tag: writing

Journal: 12-22-2019 | “Finer Details”

“Our tools are better than we are, and grow better faster than we do. They suffice to crack the atom, to command the tides, but they do not suffice for the oldest task in human history, to live on a piece of land without…

Journal: 12-15-19 | Duck Blind

There for awhile, I couldn’t remember what my voice sounded like. Not my physical voice, per say, but the voice I wrote with and used to broadcast who I really was. It was almost as if some essential piece of myself was tumbling, lost…

Journal: 12-14-19 | “Take a Walk”

I don’t have much advice to offer that’s worth a damn but I do know this: Never once have I taken a walk and regretted it.

Journal: 12-8-2019 | Duck Blind

“Perhaps no one but a hunter can understand how intense an affection a boy can feel for a piece of marsh…. I came home one Christmas to find that land promoters, with the help of the Corps of Engineers had dyked and drained my…

Journal: “Tend the Flame”

The most purpose I’ve ever felt was with a pen in my hand- with words like whispers, dancing across my knuckles.

Journal: “So God Made a Farmer’s Wife”

And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, “I need a safe-keeper.” So God made a farmer’s wife.

Journal: “Spring Flood”

Home always smells different when the water is high.

Journal: “Time to Forget”

“When I call to mind my earliest impressions, I wonder whether the process ordinarily referred to as growing up is not actually a process of growing down; whether experience, so much touted among adults as the thing children lack, is not actually a progressive…