A Little White Spot/NaPoWriMo Day 17

It all started with a pearly white spot, that looked like a simple episode of comedonal acne, except it kept growing. I had studied enough books and transcribed enough dermatopathology reports to know I had a basal cell carcinoma before I even made a dermatology appointment. The high altitude sunshine of Colorado exacerbated the growthContinue reading “A Little White Spot/NaPoWriMo Day 17”

Living In A Castle/NaPoWriMo Day 16

The castle walls are cold, even though it is fairly hot And humid outside. I’m dressed in four layers from the inside out, and still my fingers have grown stiff from writing for so long. I uncurl my fingers from around the quill I’m holding, applying a sprinkle of sand over my writing to blotContinue reading “Living In A Castle/NaPoWriMo Day 16”