Vapors pour from her mouth as Suzanne huffs up the hill through the five or more inches of snow. She carries with her a coat and blanket. She is looking for peace and quiet and is pretty sure she’s not the only one. As she tops the hill, the landscape below causes her to take a sharp breath. Continue reading
Didi throws her head back and almost chokes on her beer. “Oh lord, Sue doesn’t dance!” She has to yell over the music in the club, but Ann hears her loud and clear…so does Sue. “She’s not only got two left feet, but she’s got no rhythm. Papa says that she can’t be in the family until she learns to dance.” She meets Sue’s glare with a smile, “And she swears she’s been working on it, but I haven’t seen the results.” Continue reading
“Father, I know what humans think your stance is on the matter. But I see them every day, moment by moment. I feel their emptiness, their fear. The pain in their hearts is palpable. I ache for them, Father. Please, can’t they meet and fall in love? Can we bless them with each other?” Continue reading
“What are we doing here?” Didi asks as she gets out of Sue’s car. Continue reading
It’s been a long day…week…hell, month! Didi throws her bag into the truck, kisses Sue goodbye, and climbs in. She cranks up the car and pulls out of the driveway waving back at Sue. She turns up the radio and takes a deep cleansing breath. I just need a little time away. Just time to get back to the basics. Continue reading
Sue looked over at the freshman who slept, head bobbing against the window of the bus. Continue reading
When she smiled at me for the first time.
When she kissed the scar left by my ankle surgery. Continue reading