Craving early bitter greens, pea shoots and breakfast radishes, roots and leaves, first spears of mint and feathered dill fronds, thick red rhubarb stalks sliced and simmered in cinnamon, mossy handfuls of parsley, spinach and early arugula, of earth, from earth.
Author: Kim K. McCrea
Kim K. McCrea earned her BA in English before embarking on a career in technology and public service. Kim won Oregon Writers Colony 2018 essay award, Treefort’s 2017 Wild West Writing Prize, and was named runner-up in Cutbank 2018 Big Sky/Small Prose contest. Her creative nonfiction is featured in Cutbank, Tishman Review, Cagibi, and elsewhere; she is the author of the novel Pandora's Last Gift. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Kim lives in Oregon, where she studies the moon and stars and wanders with her Labrador in the rain.
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I am right there with you!
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