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Lovesick


Monday, September 24, 2012

It was like waking from a daze. The sweet aroma of coffee taking over, waking every sense. Emily stared at her mug watching the heart shape of her latte, all around her were whispers and laughter and people talking. But not her, not today. Because most days were just like this. Silent. Everyone doing their ...

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A Modern Addiction


Monday, March 19, 2012

The phone buzzed on the countertop, Gabby gazed at the phone from across the room and quickly walked towards it, quickly unlocking her phone and reading the latest text. “Well, what does he say now?” Priscilla asked, raising her glass and sipping the last bit of wine. She patted the couch and beckoned Gabby to sit. ...

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Godmother


Thursday, February 11, 2010

He held her closely, caressing her face and leaned in to kiss her gently. It was astounding to see them; yet, at the same time it was like invading their privacy. I quickly looked away and took out a book to read. It wasn’t long before they came and took a seat by my side. “Hey,” he said. ...

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Subtly Unsubtle


Wednesday, January 6, 2010

I looked around to watch her smile. I haven't talked to her; but I wish I had the courage to simply go up to her and say hello. She's never sad or angry; I don't know how she manages to always be happy. I wish I could be like her. I won't lie, I do like ...

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My Little Miracle


Sunday, November 15, 2009

I hold him in my arms, watching his small face smile. He plays with his hands, pointing and trying to talk. He laughs when I tickle him, he squirms when I have to change him. He doesn’t smile when he’s hungry, he stares at the kitchen. He holds my finger and he pulls me to see his toys, his mess, and to get something from up high. I ...

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