To Turn the Mountains to Glass – Full Text
1 February 2023

This could be a coming to terms with the myths of a place. A personal reckoning with its weight.


But it’s not.


Not when the weight is so worn and used. And so ripe for hyperbole, pettiness, violence, and cynicism.


It’s more of a story about a woman I once knew and the promises I broke to know her.


That’s closer to the feeling I have for this place.


What could be more human

than moving on from hope to hope?




And what could be more devastating than the evidence?