Stuart Busenitz grew up on a family farm in Kansas, and teaches high school English. He earned his MA in literary studies focusing his thesis on the sacramentality of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Stuart enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two children.
If only I had the patience of trees; if only I let time inch me, push me, stretch me ever upward, defying gravity’s pull. My demand for instant responses mocks the good work of time. Trees chasten my fleeting desires that dart hither and thither by slowly pressing, intentionally pushing, and inevitably plodding upward.