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…

Leaving People Better

This weekend made three weekends in a row that S and I went on a spontaneous road trip. Last weekend we said goodbye to S’s sick uncle. Yesterday, we buried him.    (Tobacco farm in Tennessee, with tobacco hanging in racks on the right) Funerals are a natural cause for reflection. As I sat with…