The Spaces In Between

Empty spaces tell a story

Amy Punt
3 min readMar 7, 2024

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A tree, a rock and a stone wall frame an empty dirt path to communicate depth, longing, unexplored spaces
Photo by author, back of Old Los Angeles Zoo

Empty spaces call to me. I can’t explain it, but they do. Perhaps it’s unexplored longing or the absence of something that calls to the absence in me, but darkened paths and crawl spaces, abandoned buildings, and empty alleys all carry a certain appeal.

I don’t frequent them, but I appreciate them for what they are — spaces that are forgotten by time and…

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Amy Punt

Writing about Personal Growth, Trauma, Recovery and the cultural moments that reflect our hidden traumas.