Tag Archives: isolation

The Year of Fear that Became Creative Redemption

This is about my ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, but it’s also about writing. Oh, but that’s just the beginning because, in the end, it’s about my writing salvation. At the moment the walls were closing in I found purpose. How ironic … Continue reading

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How I Found Time

I’m at the doorstep of five months in lockdown. That’s five months in isolation given I live as alone as it’s possible to be. Time, though, I’ve had tons of time. No partner, children, or job. My editing hours should … Continue reading

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Camomile Peace

She sought peace in a time that’d lost its mind, as it was prone to do sometimes. Camomile. Harsh new reality was the old one stripped bare, devoid of people who cared. Camomile. Strange that she was one of the … Continue reading

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The One Behind the Camera

She took selfies that were something else, that were what she imagined photos would look like if he was taking them. There’d be a quirky smile for him and him alone, a teasing sparkle in her eye, a profound love … Continue reading

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Crossroads

Some other titles I considered for this blog post were Reflections, Update, and 2017. This post is all of that, and more. For a lot of reasons, though, this moment in time feels like a crossroads. I’m still working out … Continue reading

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Unfurling

Walls, closing in, threatening to crumble. Her heart pushed and pulled, a weeping void between. The door for escape led to more doors, more empty rooms. On the empty balcony her tears falling to glistening pavement, she cast an unfurling … Continue reading

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Being New in the New Normal

Buried somewhere in every problem is an opportunity. That could almost be an INFJ mantra. We’re all about self-improvement, but in the midst of the new normal that is Covid-19 there are plenty of obstacles to self-improvement, including anxiety and … Continue reading

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