ocean

Don’t want to

It's Thursday morning and I have lots of work to do. I still haven't read the writings my mother gave to me and I'm meeting her for lunch. I don't…
a little light

Mom’s been found

I got a call from the police at 10:30 p.m. They found my mother in a park and saw the open missing persons report I made from the last time…

Again

So, I'm at the regular meeting spot on the appointed day and the appointed time and there's no mom. Two weeks ago I missed our meeting because I threw my…
Labyrinth

Let’s start here

Homeless people are as diverse as other people we group together. I have heard friends and acquaintances talk about "these homeless people" followed by some overall judgement about how they're…

Getting used to this

It's happening. She's meeting with the psychiatric liaison at the police department, someone who could help change her life. After trying to get her help and mostly failing, it is…

I have a story

I have a story inside me and I'm afraid it's so big it could blot out the sun. It rocks in the ocean of my belly and the waves come…