Why I Quit: A Work Fable.

Lacresha Berry aka Berry
4 min readSep 1, 2021
photo from madelinenutrition.com

Like popsicle sticks stuck on flimsy construction paper, her mouth glued shut. I just sat there and stared in awe while her lips moved but absolutely nothing came out. It worked, it really worked.

My apartment apothecary was flourishing. Growth crept out of every crack, crease, and crevice. My green thumb became forest and lush and magic. I’d been working on a few concoctions but never…

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