3 min readJun 26, 2020
“WYSINEC (What You See is Not Even Close)” — Maria B. Davis

“Do you feel as overwhelmed as I do?”

“Yes.”, I reply. I press the phone to my left ear while turning the phone’s volume down. I know the conversation will soon become serious and I don’t want others to hear as I move to a more private space.

We talk about the craziness of the world — feeling unheard and dismissed. She cries, I listen. Working with people is hard and it’s become increasingly difficult with current…


Older, but not necessarily wiser. I look ahead, keeping the past in mind. It shapes who I am without defining me, forever changing, hopefully for the better.