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Tim J. Myers is a writer, storyteller, songwriter, and senior lecturer at Santa Clara University. He’s published three books of poetry, over 130 poems, and has made the New York Times bestseller list for children's books, been reviewed in the Times, and been read aloud on NPR. Find him at or on Facebook at



Issue No. 217 ~ June, 2015

It’d been a rough weekend. The kids were antsy from too much time in the house, and the weight of the low gray sky was working silently in her, firing an almost maniacal longing for sunlight.