Amanda Salisbury

Fiction, Life, Opinion, Art, Non-fiction


Posts that mostly feature my real life

  • The Nurse, the Window, and Me

    Inhale. Exhale. Let go. The day Third was born, I ended my pregnancy depression and began my postpartum depression. Most of what I remember from those leading months is the color black. Not faded from use but pure and deep. The day after Third was born, we were alone in a hospital full of people.… Continue reading

  • A Slippery Fish

    Time is a slippery fish. Perhaps the most slippery of them all. Just when you think you’ve got a good hold, time gets away again. But memory is a map made entirely of landmarks. As you move through year after year, your mind and body turn the corners of those landmark days, often without your… Continue reading

About Me

Writer. Lawyer. Relative. Friend.

Curious. Detailed. Occasionally funny.


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