Entries by Amber Inscore Essick

The Words

The Words Fall 2017   That they do not come is a trouble to me, And that trouble—at times stacked carelessly among other troubles— accuses me, like other aspects of a self-doubting mind, Of negligence to my vocation, of insufficient time spent on any given task.   And yet, I might not hear the Call, […]

Birds of Paradise

My husband John and I were on our honeymoon when I was first introduced to what has become my most beloved pastime. Relaxing in a mountain cabin at the end of the winter, we enjoyed our first week of our marriage by feeding and identifying birds. “There is something Eden-like about it,” my husband had […]