Guest post by Hannah, writer at Tiny Town Stories. This August, my family embarked on a two-week-long road trip across the country. We’ve done long road trips before, but a trip involving seven people (two of which are toddlers), one minivan, and a million markers is definitely an interesting experience. The plan was to leaveContinue reading “Back on the Road After Covid: Guest Post”
This is a poem I wrote for “escapril” based off of the prompt “Cities”. Cities seem to go by so fast as if the moment that we’re in won’t last unless we’re rushing through it. I want to undo it all. Cities seem to swallow whole the ideas that I had for destination. “Why createContinue reading “Cities//a poem”
because it is through you and you alonelet this be my only boast-you.you came.you died and rose.victory yours, yours the throne.let my boast be you. alone.
I want to value you. The side-walk-sitting boys, hands blue from the cold they could not avoid. I want to value you. Short-girl-smoke-filled unsure of where she calls home and desperately searching to belong. I want to value you. Aged hands holding desperately to a listening ear, “please come near and do not leave me”,Continue reading “I value you (poem)”
i’d dream for daysfilling every hour withwishing i had the powerto force beauty into bloom; i am looking in the wrong places for beauty andlife andhope. i want to dwell on you and all that you are andpleaselet my hours befilled only and all withThee.
I want to talk about quiet. Recently, I’ve had some trouble with my hips. They don’t agree with each other, pull in opposite directions, make my legs different lengths, and wreak havoc in my back. After a trip to the chiropractor, who explains that my hip and leg muscles are ridiculously tight and that thisContinue reading “What My Back Problems Are Teaching Me About Quiet.”
Hello Folks. Exciting news- you’ll be getting an extra post every month! That’s right, I’m starting a guest post segment. On the third Sunday of every month, you’ll hear from an aspiringn writer about something important to them. All opinions are the writer’s own and not necessarily held by Thoughts From A Tree. However, I’mContinue reading “How 5 Seconds Can Change Your Day: Guest Post”
garage saleshave an ethereal feelto them.seeing someone else’s house spread overthe designated space of earth andsurveying their memories with a host of other onlookers;how invasive it would be had they not invited us.bright neon bold two-thickness type telling the world to come and buy what they are discardingdust stirring and settlingon the sidewalk and overContinue reading “discarding what we never owned”