Hoping and praying...
“Destination please?” asked the lady at the ticket counter.
“Lilongwe, Malawi,” replied Allie, our daughter.
Our “only” seventeen-year-old daughter.
Yeah, I’m gonna be a mess whe
Teddy got his snowflakes today.
Kissing his rosy cheeks.
He and mom braved the snowy mountain passes to come home.
We’ve all been homesick.
Those who left.
We who stayed
Laurel and Teddy left for Denver yesterday afternoon.
He has braved so much these past six years.
Six years of fighting so valiantly.
Now six weeks in Denver.
Today was another fi
“The ring of power, it’s gone!” Teddy holds up a bloody nub, gooeyness drooling down what’s left of his finger.
We’re a captive audience.
Slithering and seething, “They stole it