More Animal than Human

I longed to be a mother for as long as I can remember. When I was little, I remember adults asking, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” My response was always the same, “I’m going to be a mommy.”.....

Something inside me has begun to stir. A hunger, an ache, a need. The inertia of the Universe is pushing me forward, blind folded, towards something more, whispering, "Trust me. Have faith."...

Today, I awoke with a need to write but lacked inspiration. I started by jotting down a few items of discussion, descriptions of recent travels, but felt my soul was still in slumber...

As sunlight filters through the vermillion curtains, the walls glimmer in the summer light. I see the sun through the curtains beaming like a firefly set high in the cerulean sky. The rays spread to the deep burgundy floor, which shimmers in the sun. My...