August 31, 2020

Loose

It’s always good for me to be reminded that writing is a physical act.

August 30, 2020

Burn

I’m chilled by how quickly phrases like “the other side” have become so natural. Because that’s the grammar of war.

August 29, 2020

Channel

To erase the “I” and stand outside of time, writing like a ghost.

August 28, 2020

Monochrome

I wonder if there’s anything to learn from my recent drift towards color and my desire to return to monochrome.

August 27, 2020

Stimuli

He said, “The president recognizes the best way to restore normalcy to people’s lives is to bring back entertainment options.”

August 26, 2020

Weather

I switch the channel and a meteorologist says, “Just behind this vortex is a wall of water getting ready to surge.”

August 25, 2020

Untethered

Then the First Lady stood in the Rose Garden and lectured us about civility while her husband smirked.

August 24, 2020

Observance

Tonight I sat outside in the unfamiliar terrain of southeastern Ohio, lit a candle, and watched the stars.

August 23, 2020

Pegasus

First memories are such peculiar creatures, these fuzzy impressions and garbled snapshots that teach us how to see the world.

August 22, 2020

Scan

For a glimpse into the brainpan of America, you can’t beat late-night AM radio.

August 21, 2020

Sunset

Heading west on Interstate 70, there’s a beautiful sunset and it’ll have to do for tonight.

August 20, 2020

Machine

An empathy machine sounds like a pretty good leader right now.