Growing up, our family was skint.
A blue collar father and stay-at-home mom,
there was no depression here.
My mom could make something out of nothing
with incredible skill.
Mom could drag Christmas from Marley’s ghost
and make him sing in two octaves.
Melissa Graham lives in North Carolina with her husband. She has two grown children and three grandsons. Melissa just discovered her love of writing six months ago, inspired by the #writingcommunity and many great prompts. This is the first time her writing has been published. Melissa is not retired yet, but aspires to write more and more and work less and less.