Life In Trepidation

I glance around our temporary housing to take it all in. Brick walls, glass windows, and cold concrete floors surround me; the only warmth comes from my sister, Kay, who is curled up in the smallest ball imaginable trying to seek comfort. She’s scared, I’m scared too, but one of us needs to be brave—even […]

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Fresh-Pressed Linens

As I lie awake in unrelenting pain, I begin to let my mind process the events of the day that landed me in this unblemished environment. I glance around my temporary home and take it all in. I know it must be the middle of the night behind the drawn plastic curtains, so I angle […]

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