I am proud and gratified to see the daily protests around the country. I am worried about the coronavirus resurging from the gathered crowds’ exposure. I fear more violence and destruction and escalation of military presence. I get overwhelmed, and feel the need to turn it all off for a while.
What a treasure, this island. Time out. Time to blend into the tidal flow. Time to breathe, to sit, to look, to listen, to be.
My 60th year in 60,000 words
Day 284: 76 words, TOTAL = 47,541; 12,459 remaining
Robin Clifford Wood is an award-winning author, poet, and writing teacher. She lives in central Maine with her husband, loves to be outdoors, and enjoys ever-expanding horizons through her children, grandchildren, and granddogs.