RECENT READS: FICTION
“To understand everything is to forgive.”
~ Lisa See
"grief tasted like hunger, felt like numbness, sounded like silence...Grief was a shapeshifter, and invisible too..."
"Weakness is treating someone as if they belong to you. Strength is knowing that everyone belongs to themselves."
"Wider ranges of normal make the world a better place for everyone."
"The dead move on, but the living, we just stay here."
~Viet Thanh Nguyen
"Sorrow is food swallowed too quickly, caught in the throat, making it nearly impossible to breathe."
“I don’t believe that blood makes a family; kin is the circle you create, hands held tight”
“Families came apart and regrouped…Like water. In this desert, families were the water.”
~Luis Alberto Urrea
“But I did fight. I tried to leave every human I have interacted with better than or the same as when I encountered them…It was the way I wanted to move through the world.”
~ Fatima Farheen Mirza
“Men carve meaning into women’s faces; messages addressed to other men.”