Resolutions of a Misremembered Life

Buffet

  She bought the buffet from a man who lived in that same prison town where she lived and worked and planted a garden so lush people would drive by the brick house on the corner lot just to hang their heads out the rolled down window and point at the blue hydrangeas big as [Read More...]

Pilgrimage to the Motherland

TN.May.2013.6

I took a drive back up in the holler. I wasn’t sure were I was headed, couldn’t even tell you were I was when I got there. I was hoping to find somebody sitting on the porch. I intended to pull up in the drive and ask them if I could sit on the porch [Read More...]

The Making of Myth

stained glass

We are sorting through Mama’s things. Sweaters and shoes. Glassware¬†and gardening books. Microwave and toaster oven. Bedside table and table top TV. The Singer sewing machine that she used to make Easter dresses, and quilts so heavy they would make an Eskimo sweat. There isn’t a ton household of items to go through. She’d shed [Read More...]


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