I Need to Break Down

But I cant stop now

Author: Kim K. McCrea

Kim K. McCrea worked as a System Analyst for 25 years building out the internet of things before returning to letters in 2017. Kim won Oregon Writers Colony 2018 essay competition, Treefort Wild West Writing Prize, and was awarded runner-up in Cutbank short prose contest; her work was short-listed for Proximity Magazine's Essay Prize and the Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction Contest. Prose appears in Cutbank, Tishman Review, Cagibi, and Watershed Review. Kim lives in Eugene, 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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