I created a post earlier today, inspired by my friend’s child going missing (she’s found and safe now). It brought me back to my own history and living on the streets.
I called the post Flashbacks, Family Secrets, and Forgiveness. It’s a list of confessions, impressions of, my family history. After posting, I shifted it from public to private.
I spent hours writing that post – why did I switch it to private? I need to tell the stories as stories, period. Good stories. Close and personal and detached. Maybe fiction, maybe fact.
By writing that post, I came up with ideas for what I want to do next in how I will tell the stories!
Perhaps I will share the post again, maybe as I begin to tell the stories as I want to tell them. For now, I am inspired to write in a way I haven’t done in a long while!
I’m finding my way back to writing! I’m thrilled.
Have a lovely weekend.
Love one another. Let people you love know you love them.
Make some art.
Send a handwritten note to a stranger.
Talk to your plants.
Peace and love,
January 22, 2021
photo © Holly Troy