Happily Ever After By Ada Ireland They fell in love at first sight. Their happiness and passion inspired timeless stories. Their love lived longer than they did. And this is, line by line, a counterfactual poem.
Last week I wrote over five thousand words in a story about dreams, second chances, and love. The story had potential but, in my hands, if failed. It came out fake. Frustrated, I closed my laptop, brought out my notebook, and wrote the first three words that came to mind: “I” “Miss” “You” It took […]
Not the healing kind By Ada Ireland “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” the battle-scarred warrior said to me. It was supposed to be an encouragement, but it came out sounding like an order. “This too shall pass,” the wise man added. A hint of pity and knowing melancholy tinged his voice. I […]