Letters to Stories: Inside “Destined Identity”

This poem, like my Triggered poem, takes another look at my childhood and life story so far. The entire poem reflects my life from the time I discovered how truly different I am from the rest of my family. From that point, little me looks back and sees from then how he was raised, and me now looks back on that and sees how I've been raised up to the present moment. As the poem goes further...

Letters to Stories: Behind “Triggered: Skip it or Pull it”

By Simon Heywood "Triggered: Skip it or Pull it," now found on my Instagram page @simonjheywood , was actually written some time in 2018. I was just starting up another blog as a trial to see if I could, first, keep up with blogging, and two, not only write editorially, but also expand my create…