Fear and Attraction

The thing about attraction is that it feels exactly the same as fear. The two are interpreted interchangeably, for better or for worse. They trigger the same racing heart, shortness of breath, the very same nervous energy. They draw similar patterns on your brain. Is it entirely possible then that your mind and body is screaming … More Fear and Attraction

Hands Full

she’s had that seed all along, you know. cupped between her hands, day after day, year after year. not a hinderance. precious cargo.   i caught a glimpse of it, once or twice. it glowed. a white-hot ember!   it warmed her face when she peered down at it. it warmed my face from afar. … More Hands Full