A Return To Church

Leaving home, she looked back once more as her mother waved, cat in arms, trying not to cry. She had to go and raise the cat’s paw and wave. It was her undoing, and she drove away with tears streaming down her face. She’d be back, she knew, but there was something in leaving homeContinue reading “A Return To Church”

Strength To Be Alone

They stared at me, the strangers with no clue, some with pity, others with curiosity as to why I sat alone with no company to keep. They didn’t know that I had the strength to be alone. The day had been hot, and the work harder than usual. I had walked to the pool toContinue reading “Strength To Be Alone”