Bitterroot

“Grief is memory’s ragged stillbirth.”Mandy Blue Eyes, AKA Anna-Margaret Corinth Ragslin, mother of Isabelle and Beau. Dear Papa, I am told in the winter of 1995 it snowed many times inches deep...

Michael

After the second baby, Beau, Michael and I moved on 245 Aragon Lane to a small, two-bedroom, brick house painted white in Boris, North Carolina. It had a small garage that we didn’t really need. It wasn’t...

The Magician

Long ago there was nothing but Moon and her old father, Sea. There was no land yet, just the ebb and flow of tides, and Moon lived below the water, not above. She was young, beautiful, and lonely. When Night...

The Family Knox: Gate

This monthly story series tells of the loss and bittersweet redemption of the African-American Knox family, specifically Tim (father), Clarisse (mother), Laurel (daughter) and Matthew (son).  “We afeared...