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Weekly Wanderings 46: National Novel Writing Month 2018

Hello Lovelies! It’s that time of year again… it’s National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short. If you don’t know what NaNoWriMo is, it’s a 50,000 word writing challenge that takes place in November every year. “Fifty thousand words, you’re crazy!” you might say. But this is my tenth or eleventh year doing this… Continue reading Weekly Wanderings 46: National Novel Writing Month 2018



I’ve spent a lot of time watching you walk away. Many different times, in many different places. I can close my eyes and hear the heavy thread of your shoes upon the ground. Thud, thud – thud, thud, thud. Just like my heart beat. You never look back. You never pause. But oh, how my heart aches for you to pause – just for a moment, like you’re considering turning around. If only you would miss me the way I miss you already. Thud, thud, thud. And you’re gone. Now it’s my turn to walk away. My hands feel empty and I clutch at my car keys anxiously. I want to wave goodbye but I know you won’t turn around to see it.

And the sun has set. Hands in pockets, feeling cold without you, I look out. And tired I close my eyes. I wish I could hear it – thud, thud, thud. But it’s just my heart again, calling out into the darkness knowing you can’t hear me.