The pitter patter of her heart was becoming an unwelcome companion. So constant were its onerous demands that she almost forgot how recently she had welcomed it back. With a mind of its own, this heart would erupt at the most inopportune times. A word, a thought, a song, a sight would drift into her... Continue Reading →

Swallowed words

Once upon a time, there was a young girl who swallowed a word. She didn’t quite know why she couldn’t speak that word. Maybe she was afraid of what others would think. Maybe she felt like her word was too much of a burden for others. But like so many things in life, her small... Continue Reading →

Hearts are interesting creatures. Feeling heavy when they are empty. Feeling light when they are full. Running away when they should stay. Staying when they should run away. Becoming wild we thought we had them tamed. Becoming tame when we long for our wildness. Numb when we long to feel. Aching when we long to... Continue Reading →

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