Can you look at a car and tell if it’s dependable? Can you look at a puppy and know it’s going to be well-behaved dog? Can you look at a newborn and tell if it’s going to live for a hundred years? Can you see a book and know if it’s going to be a…


A weight lay upon her chest. Filled with all the things wished for Formulated from all the things hoped for Crushing through her ribs  Seeking to penetrate her soul.