But when a place is hardly (if ever) depicted, a place can be stereotyped into invisibility.
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The words didn’t seem so distant from everyday life, from the people who’d small-talk about crops over their coffee.
It’s a gem of a metropolis we keep tucked up here in the northlands.
The dedication of one’s entire life to a community left their memory in a dusty room, largely visited by bored students on field trips and the occasional curious passersby.
Technically my third home, but my memories begin here.
I think for me words and voice have always been a form of presence.
Clark and Tessie came immediately to the back screen door, already vocalizing their hunger. No Lewis.
“Meeting you was a divine encounter. I’m living on trust, too.” Jacob grinned, as if my existence validated his life.
But, during the Advent season, I remember why I like my name.
I could feel the wind teasing my pigtails. I was positively gliding. Then I glanced backward, realized my dad was no longer behind me, and promptly fell off the bike.