Analysis freezes heart, I leap with reservations, engage in familiar pacts, motivations logical, observe patriarchal parlay – seduced by original sin – settle into compromise.
Life is a smorgasbord – so many delicious options; experience teaches us to choose wisely. (#Ragtag’s daily prompt is smorgasbord.)
Get back to work! Bravado punches, but my pick up is shelved – would love to wheel out of here and take flight – and
Surrounded by the animated chatter of youth, a mother piles food on plates, busies herself with addressing individual needs, smiles warmly. In another room, a
“Come live with us”, Mother suggests in her there’s-nothing-we-can’t-handle tone of voice. Father lowers paper, raises eyebrows, stern blue eyes flashing over spectacle rims, says
The man seated across the table pried me with questions. “Who played Wendy?” he asked. “Was it you?” I nodded. “And who played the Hooker?”