Michael K. Brantley worked as a journalist and photographer for 20 years before making a career change. He is the author of the memoir, Memory Cards: Portraits from a Rural Journey. He has a book about the Civil War that will be out next year from the University of Nebraska Press/Potomac Books. His work has appeared in The Broad River Review, The First Day, The Dunes Review, The Magnolia Review, BioStories, Word River, Bartleby Snopes, Stymie, and Crack the Spine. Brantley is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Those Old Barns
Sometimes, I think I still smell that toasted leaf lingering in the crisp fall air, an aroma that defies its final product, but reminds me of another time.
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