let it go

My doctor friend told me that I hold a lot of tension behind my right jaw. She said if I wouldn’t bite off so much that I wouldn’t have to chew as long, not to mention how my digestive issues would resolve virtually overnight. I’m quick to remind her that “she doesn’t quite understand” though. … More let it go

edible words

I grabbed a tiny brush, got down on my hands and knees, and cleaned the grout between the tile on the bathroom floor. I clean, but not this kind of clean. I thought about the next people who would live in the confines of these walls that I have lived for the past year with … More edible words

dirty hands

I gently pinched the skin on her right hand and watched as it slowly morphed back into a wrinkled state as she watched the evening sunset across the country road. Her nails were manicured now, with a clear polish, but had long been kept short and framed with dirt. The age spots splotched across her … More dirty hands