• jess88 commented on the post, mask 1 year, 2 months ago

    She wore an elaborate mask that reflected the light you gave back to you. It made her appear radiant and joyful, and complex from all angles

  • jess88 commented on the post, apologetic 4 years, 8 months ago

    I shouldn’t feel so apologetic for the things I believe when they differ from yours. I am not sorry. I strive to be strong, to be confident. Neither of us should be apologizing and it damn sure shouldn’t be me. I have never put your beliefs down. I have never been less than supportive.

  • jess88 commented on the post, teeth 6 years, 8 months ago

    I grit my teeth together, a habit I have no other time. My horse fidgets as the volunteer outside the box counts down. Three… my heart is pounding…

  • jess88 commented on the post, entrance 6 years, 8 months ago

    The entrance was bright and dazzling. It was as simple as looking forward. Sometimes there is no pearly gate to get to our heaven, sometimes it is as simple as deciding what comes next for ourselves, and creating […]

  • jess88 commented on the post, civilize 6 years, 8 months ago

    What is civilization? What is your civilization? What is mine?
    Mine is not dark skies, nor is it stained glass windows.
    My civilization is a narrow path, a place for my feet, that minimally impacts that around […]

  • jess88 commented on the post, bury 6 years, 8 months ago

    She walked outside clutching the red box in her hand. She was going to bury it under the maple tree. Tears streamed down her face as she thought about losing the box’s precious contents, but she shuddered with […]

  • jess88 commented on the post, upper 6 years, 8 months ago

    The upper corner of the garden hosted a beautiful array of sunflowers. Katie planted them there after her uncle, who had grown up in the house, passed last year. He had traveled all over.