Shame, an Internal Dialogue

I wrote a short story last week. It’s about a character who is ashamed of his identity. That was not the intent – the idea began with a comical scene that I wanted to expand – but it was the outcome. Often, results are not the things we initially desired. You could say that that … Continue reading Shame, an Internal Dialogue

Everything (Nothing) Changes

I missed Monday. Counter-clockwise air travel back to Mozambique completely devoured the day. I witnessed the hours tick by on my watch, still set to Pacific Standard Time, and felt myself grow distant, slipping into the the loneliness of departure as one slips into a familiar sweater – comforting, but only because it’s cold outside. … Continue reading Everything (Nothing) Changes