Write, Cry, Breathe…Read It Again

Aspen trees along the road to Crosho Lake. Photo by author.

In 2020 as the pandemic was just beginning, a book called Rise: An Anthology of Change won the Colorado Book Award in the collection/anthology category. The editors gathered a variety of poetry and prose “exploring the concepts of change, renewal, and rebirth” and thoughtfully arranged them into this volume.

My personal essay, “Write, Cry, Breathe: Surviving the Process of Transformation,” was included in that book.

If you’re interested, here’s more info about Rise.

But you don’t have to buy the book to read my essay.

It’s been reprinted in the ezine Communicators League. Take a look:

Write, Cry, Breathe” is the story of how I navigated a difficult experience. I wrote my way through it, I cried my way through it, and I breathed some, too. And it changed me.

May my story inspire you to grow in strength, hope, and resilience.

Please pass it along to others who might benefit.

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And if you really, really liked it, you might want to check out my ebook, The Grapes of Dementia: My Journey of Love, Loss, Surrender, and Gratitude, available worldwide through Amazon.

Graphic design by Wren Wright. Book cover design by Wren Wright. Book cover photo by Donna Clement. Book graphics design support by Luis H. Ruiz.

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Wren Wright

Wren Wright


Writing mostly to heal myself from life; sharing in hopes you’ll find some of it helpful. Also books, personal development, and anything else I’m drawn to.