Like the fog

That moment when you know it's over. It doesn't always hit you like a brick wall. Sometimes the awful knowledge seeps into your awareness like a dense fog. You're helpless to prevent it, Porous thing that you are. You just absorb. And hope That you're just imagining things, That you're wrong, That the phone will …

Hunger

It feels good when someone has compassion for you. When they comfort or soothe you. If you don't have a lot of people loving you when you're little, you discover really quickly, that if you're pitiful, people will come love on you, do for you, and feel for you. You have attention. It's great. But …

I am no bird. No net ensnares me.

This may be one of my favorite quotes in the world. And it's so hard to choose just one. Being in a very authoritarian marriage, where our church preached something called "Spiritual Authority", a concept backed up by many biblical scriptures, A woman was to submit to her husband whenever there was an impasse in …