On Writing During a Crisis

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:
By Beth Morrow I made a new acquaintance recently who, in his days before three kids, a job in administration, and a divorce, had been an active and productive writer. He lauded me each evening for having sat down during this pandemic to flesh out the essays in…

Instagram Poem #2

Do not be the concrete pier
anchored firmly in the mud
Do not be the path ahead
that falters in the flood

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Instagram Poem #1

Watch this! Spirit commanded with a shout
as sentient beings lumbered out
of their hibernations where
their skins had become pale and fair

What You Don’t See Essay #1

Yesterday I mentioned that we’re slowly (or quickly, depending on perspective) closing in on the 6 month anniversary of when I lost my hubby to prostate cancer.

The number one, unquestionable lesson I’ve learned is…

Marking Time After Death

On the 15th of October, around 10:25 a.m., I’ll be observing an anniversary of sorts that only a select group of people can fully comprehend and connect with. And one that only I internalize.

Thank You, J.R.

Thanks for being you. I know you don’t know I’ve been writing about P’s death, because I’ve only told J.

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Hi, I’m Beth. Middle school teacher, writer, creative. I spend most of my time with words, friends, photography, and nature. Welcome to my online room of my own…updated daily, or as often as my muses make me. Thanks for stopping by!



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