Put your hand on your heart in youthere is power there are ideasno one has ever thought of there is the strength to love purely and intenselyand to be loved backthere is the power to make people happy and to make people laughthe power to change lives and futuresdon’t ever forget that power and don’t evergive up on it.
Atticus is a storyteller and observer. He stays behind a mask to remind himself to write what he feels, not what he thinks he should feel. He loves the ocean, the desert, whiskey, and playing with words.
In his second collection of poetry, The Dark Between Stars, he turns his attention to the dualities of our lived experiences—the inescapable connections between our highest highs and lowest lows.