Chocolate-Covered Ants from Kittery, A Poem by Chris Russell

I once ate chocolate-covered ants my father picked up at a specialty store in Kittery. They didn’t look like ants but like tiny chocolate remnants like you’d find in the bottom of a box of Goobers, and they didn’t taste like gross ants, but simply like chocolate, but you know, I gained some satisfaction from … Continue reading Chocolate-Covered Ants from Kittery, A Poem by Chris Russell

Abandonment Blankly in the Air Below, A Poem by Chris Russell

Those who wrestle with Abandonment in childhood often later in adulthood find refuge in working with others with abandonment issues. Over time, they develop a kind of sixth sense for identifying that unique kind of self-neglect in others. They become a result of how to not be there for themselves when they most need to … Continue reading Abandonment Blankly in the Air Below, A Poem by Chris Russell