Archived: Martha Washington… :: Hannah Pratt


…went a little crazy after George died. She burned their letters and moved to the


That can happen sometimes.


At the parent teacher conference, she started to black out. Fingers shaking, Morse

Code on the desk,

Feeling small. That can happen.


Humans must be pre-disposed to instability. All it takes is the president dying or

an ex-husband lying

to break our cells down,

to wake the sleeping giant

Before someone asks, “How’d it happen?”