The Bounty of Dirt

“It was the smell of the dirt,” I said, surprising even myself. “I missed the smell of South Carolina farm dirt. It doesn’t smell the same anywhere else in the world.”

Sharon Swanson

Sharon Swanson is an award winning essayist and documentary film producer. Her essay “Keeping Secrets” was included in the anthology, Mothers and Strangers, published by UNC Press in...