The Hurricane Symphony

Hi friends. Living through a hurricane has nothing to do with writing. I am very good at always thinking about writing but I did not think about it much during the last four days. Instead I thought about my friends and my community and my dog and finding a way to get in touch with people because my service no longer worked. I thought about how long I should stay, how bad things might get, and where I could go when I left. Though my house protected me from the storm, it could not protect me from what came after. I did not feel safe there. I felt like I would be someone who would end up needing help rather than being able to provide it.

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