Why oh Why

I was sitting in a park (I’m always at a park) when it came to me, the thing that I have been trying to answer for two years. I turned it in my mind, looking at it from all sides. It was a match. Quietly, I tucked the thing away and went on. I needed…

Self-Portraits

I have started writing prose regularly (check my Instagram account @cmcoxwrites to read it). I write more than I’ve published, and I’ve found that a lot of my recent writing has featured myself as the subject. Many self-portraits. Many new descriptions. I think this is because of how much I have changed in the last…

Overwhelmed

(S and I at a football game on Saturday) When things continue to go bad, or we have a series of unfortunate events, or circumstances worsen significantly, we tend to become overwhelmed. Our minds are preoccupied with our situation and we struggle to get everything done. Life seems to move at a different pace. We…