by Brian Riggins You’ve seen the movie before. A kid barely manages to catch a bus. He’s leaving home. Or maybe he’s finally going home. Other popular destinations include “somewhere” and “anywhere but here.” Soybeans press up against the highway. It’s impossible to measure progress unless the Greyhound approaches a pothole or a mile marker. … Continue reading After Franz Wright
Complete silence. After two hours of struggle upwards Resting at the peak, seeing everything for miles. And miles. Nothing but the wind and an unspoken consensus to remain silent Savoring the moment. Hearts rise with the sun, Inexplicable tears on some faces, perfect calm on the majority. This is Freedom. Everything untainted by gasoline, electricity, … Continue reading Boundless.