Pause the World, I Just Need to Take a Breath

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I recently wrote a story called ‘Stop the World I Want to Get Off.’ It is about the visceral response I had when my neighbor put up an aggressively ugly flag, right on our property line. It caused my nervous system to shift into flight mode, and I had a melt-down. I wrote about it because that is what I do to process…

Human learning to be human. Writing in hopes of getting there.

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Beth Bruno

Beth Bruno

Human learning to be human. Writing in hopes of getting there.

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