Life gifted me many lemons, but I didn’t know what to do with them.
I don’t particularly like lemonade.
I thought, “I’ll give them to some friends,” and then had fewer, but the rest continue to hang in the basket
Cortni Merritt is a mom and entrepreneur living in Orlando, FL. She earned her M.A. in English literature and has served as an editor, ghostwriter, and book coach for 100+ fiction and nonfiction authors.
Her poetry has been featured in Bear Creek Haiku, Ariel Chart, Halcyon Days, and Former People, and she self-published her first collection of haiku and accompanying artwork, Slices of Silence, in 2019.
Cortni posts poetry and details of her writer’s journey on Instagram: @cortni.m.dreams.