The Reaction

We stare each other down for what seems like an eternity but in reality is all of 30 seconds. I try so hard not to look away or even blink. Something inside of me is screaming that he can do it and I wait. His answer is quiet at first and then when repeated gets […]

The Silence Of Our Words

A little girl once told her friend she was scared her family may have to move back to their country. She had no one to talk to about it. One month ago, a man my age shared that he just couldn’t trust her because of all the damage that had been done. He couldn’t share […]

Newspapers & Milkshakes

There were times he asked me to go and others when I begged for him to take me as all kids do so often.Walking next to him, I was quite small but could always see him looking out for me as we got ready to cross the busy street. He would show me how he […]