I Need to Break Down

But I cant stop now

Author: Kim K. McCrea

Kim K. McCrea attended the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College, graduating with a BA degree in English. She embarked on a long career in technology and public service before returning to letters. Kim won Oregon Writers Colony 2018 essay competition, Treefort’s 2017 Wild West Writing Prize, and was named runner-up in Cutbank #88 short prose contest. Recent work appears in Cutbank, Tishman Review, Cagibi, and Watershed Review. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Kim lives in Oregon, where she wrangles her Labrador in the rain. Unless otherwise credited, all photographs and images on this site are the original work of the author who retains all rights to their use .

3 thoughts on “I Need to Break Down”

  1. My husband and I frequently share a not-quite-joking exchange:

    “I’m feeling . . . sad.”

    “You can’t be sad. It’s my turn to be depressed.”

    “Oh, sorry. You’re right. I was depressed just the other day.”

    We laugh, even when it isn’t funny.

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