• N. Hart commented on the post, straw 7 years, 4 months ago

    I felt my back weaken and my shoulders sag, and thought nothing of it. Only now, after two years walking down this path, do I turn around and notice the straws piling up, one by one, and feel fear.

  • N. Hart commented on the post, straw 7 years, 4 months ago

    I felt my back weaken and my shoulders sag, and thought nothing of it. Only now, after two years walking down this path, do I turn around and notice the straws piling up, one by one, and feel fear.

  • N. Hart commented on the post, switching 7 years, 4 months ago

    It’s been 8 months, I think, and I can see both paths so clearly. The one I’m on, and the one that begins at her feet. What seemed impossible now seems close; what seemed invisible now seems clear. Now I know that […]

  • N. Hart commented on the post, nest 7 years, 4 months ago

    The warmth of the fire, the radio on low, and the paper rustling at my finger-tips; they brighten my eyes and send shivers down my back. The comfort and love of home on this winter evening reminds me, as it has so […]

  • N. Hart commented on the post, chat 7 years, 4 months ago

    My first thought is that a chat is a conversation without a soul. It sounds harsh, but I believe it. A chat is safe; you don’t expose yourself, your intentions can stay masked, and the whole thing can be forgotten […]

  • N. Hart commented on the post, grind 7 years, 4 months ago

    A word whose pronunciation echoes its meaning; say it out loud, and you’ll see what I mean. That “I”, the lonely vowel, is literally mashed between the consonants, an abrasive combination that is at once harsh and […]