His abrupt departure left a silence she could not easily fill.
And they call us poor, Father, as if it were a curse.
Oliver’s view of women was shaped early in life…
Bianca was 23. She didn’t have wings.
I used to think people fed pigeons out of kindness, that it came from that portion of the human heart that longs to help, to serve, and even to protect.
There are two ways to remember the island of Elathea: by the whispered memories of its remaining inhabitants or through the aching monument that barely remains.