Bed by Silvia Angulo I never go to sleep ready to boil over the surface in bitterness. Not because I find it un-fragrant, smoky, and burning. I am not scared of my own soul’s churning. I never go to sleep bawling in brimstone. Not because my bed might bellow following my behavior. I may shake […]


Regret by Louis Jenkins There’s no use in regret. You can’t change anything. Your mother died unhappy with the way you turned out. You and your father were not on speaking terms when he died, and you left your wife for no good reason. Well, it’s past. You may as well regret missing out on […]

10 of the Greatest Essays on Writing Ever Written

10 of the Greatest Essays on Writing Ever Written Note: there are many, many, many great essays on writing. Bias has been extended here to personal favorites and those available to read online. Also of note but not included: full books on the subject like Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, Stephen King’s On Writing, and […]