The Principles of Trees

The sun was weak, and a frigid wind blew across a tree branch that was an ulna without ligaments set obliquely across another tree. When the axes came, the trees adjusted their circulation to avoid the checklist of cuts. Alas, a lone survivor was helpless against the guilt of uncut bark and could not forget … Continue reading The Principles of Trees

A Writer’s Angst

As 2021 comes to a close I’ve been pondering the question, “Why are writers insecure about their talent?” Our angst revolves around what is “good writing”. We ask, “Am I a good writer?” or “Is this piece good enough?” frequently followed by, “When will they figure out I’m not a real author/writer?” It’s all self-doubt. … Continue reading A Writer’s Angst