Paradise Lost

Tomorrow would mark the sixtieth anniversary of the day my family crossed the border to enter into paradise. Leaving behind their broken dreams and hopes inside the crumbling walls, these brave pioneers set out on a course that may one day give their children a happy future. The sounds of the news were drowned out … Continue reading Paradise Lost

Daily Prompt: Don’t look back in anger

She curled up on the bed, hiding under the multiple layers of covers, hoping to sleep her way out of this nightmare. With her face buried deep in his pillow, she inhaled the perfume of his absence through a veil of tears. The shouts of their argument still echoed off the barren walls of their … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Don’t look back in anger