Garden of Belonging

Parched, cracked slabs of grey-brown earth reaching to a brown-grey horizon. Desolate expanse of lifelessness. Helpless, hopeless, barren, alone. A curled figure sits on the ground, knees drawn to her chest—a fragile shell encasing a broken soul. A faint sound. A vibration through the infertile terrain. A second figure approaching. At his step, moisture bubbles … Read more