for Emma, forever ago
Emma isn’t a person. Emma is a place that you get stuck in. Emma’s a pain that you can’t erase.
I like to look it at a micro and macro level.
In the micro, whatever I do will matter to me, and only me for the X odd years I’m alive for. Every action, inaction, experience is another grain in a neuron that triggers an emotional response in my brain. We label those emotions as kindness, gratitude, pride etc, but all those…