From their white, pink-and purple-lined blossoms, to its sweet perfume, I never met a Magnolia tree I didn’t like.
The city’s sounds, smells, and sights are intoxicating. In the morning people are quiet. Falling in like cattle, some step up to step down the stairs. Their shoe clicks vary, soft rubber, fine leather, hard plastic, tapping against weathered stone floors, metal escalators, concrete streets, and metal bridges.
So, “it’s like trying to grab hold of fog” …
The to do’s ran through her head.
“You aren’t stuck on this,” she said.
He doublechecked his father’s playbook.
Frequency. Yes, that is the perfect word. The correct word. Frequency is directly correlated to balance.
Because she was a child once too.
Little did I know negotiation, whether overt or complicit, would include paternity and likely murder.
I collected more than 1,000 stragglers in March. Straggled thoughts composed of words that I extracted before the post was published.
But I do know that being open to the change, wanting and welcoming that change, was my invitation to the world that I was ready to bring life into our universe.
She wanted today to be both an ending and a beginning.
“She always believed in love,” Dawn said.
Do you renounce Satan? I do, the other congregants and I said in unison.