A version of this can be seen in issue #41 of SUGAR MULE LITERARY MAGAZINE: WOMEN WRITING NATURE I am most at peace away from buildings and street noise, surrounded by lush evergreens. Only in the wilderness do I feel truly steady, my feet rooted in the ground. The trails and dirt roads of the … Continue reading Wonder Land
(This is an excerpt from my very first short story which was published by Minerva Rising Literary Journal for their Winter 2013 edition.) The first snowflakes drifted lazily. Tentatively. Moments passed between them, as if they were deciding which direction to go - or if they needed to fall at all. Then, with a sudden … Continue reading “Storm”
I am away at grad school, an all-encompassing adventure that I am halfway through with. I am pursuing a MFA through Goddard College and each semester we meet on the shores of Puget Sound at Port Townsend for a week-long residency of learning and sharing. These are intense days, packed with emotion and growth and … Continue reading Rules for Love
(This is the text from a speech I gave for the opening ceremonies of the Monroe/Sky Valley, Washington Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on June 2, 2012 and, by request, in a slightly altered form at the Arlington, Washington Relay on June 23) Welcome to Relay! My name is Robyn Lynn … Continue reading Why Not Now?