Checkmate

Originally posted on Epiphany in the Cacophony:
I remember the time my father taught me chess. On a Sunday afternoon, I sat cross legged at the center table in the drawing room, silently watching him put the pieces in place. “This is the queen, and this is the king”, he said, holding up the pieces.…

What to do when you don’t know what to do.

Originally posted on Emily Alice:
So i’m at that stage (second year of uni, 20 years old) were I need to start thinking about my future. Okay I always think about my future, the thing is I know I want to be successful, I have had that want/ need for my whole life, I’m just…

Your Pit Bull

Dear River, I want to tell you a story about your dog, Zoe. We found her cowering at the pound. She wasn’t barking like the other dogs. She was simply laying there, looking up at us. The tag said, “lab mix” and she was slated to be killed in a week. We fell for it, thinking…