Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Maybe I’m Falling Apart

Maybe I’m being made new

I used to live for the first winter snow, back when I was a kid. I’m not sure if I enjoyed the winter, per se, or if it was something that I simply counted on. Something consistent when a prevailing theme of my childhood was inconsistency.

The first snow was so important to me, in fact, that I grew anxious when a blanket of white fluff didn’t cover the…



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