Category: fiction

Searching Eyes

Poem by Karen Curran Photo by Ant Rozetsky on Unsplash Searching Eyes Beautiful grey eyes search your soul, longing to know you. Longing to be known by you. They reflect compassion, interest, and concern. They want to understand. To understand your struggles as well as their own. Willing to share, but […]

Taking Out the Garbage

Excerpt by Deborah Detering Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash My mother-in-law, in the twenty years we lived nearby, never reminded me to empty my garbage pail. When those I love are having trouble with old hurts, new relationships, or addictions, I want to tell them, “Your garbage can is […]

Fanfiction Feature: Part 2

An excerpt from Sehnsucht, a Harry Potter fanfiction by M. Street, based on Chapter 35 of The Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling.   Harry yawned and stretched, reaching automatically for his glasses on the bedside table. But his hand felt only air. Turning to look, he saw nothing […]