Fish Out of Water

An introverted gamer teen desires family time, to feel connection. And love. She takes off her shoes and follows grandma through the sand, carrying chairs and umbrellas close to water’s edge, smiling, even though today is not a day for swimming. She sits in a chair as sand blows into her every crease and crevice.Continue reading “Fish Out of Water”

Solitude vs. Lonliness (a Vignette)

Standing upon this hill, I feel the sense of solitude as a meditation. I could contemplate different aspects of my own life, or I could get out of my Self to look upon the village below. I focus on the church bell hanging within the white steeple, the tallest point around. I imagine the lifeContinue reading “Solitude vs. Lonliness (a Vignette)”