The Secret Ingredient to Learning When to Shout a Brazen “Yes!”

The trip that taught me how not to miss a moment of pleasure

Photo by Anastasiya Lobanovskaya from Pexels. Cropped by author

“Why don’t you join me here?” N. asked one evening with a coy smile during our Skype.

My heart hopscotched for a few beats.

Fly?
To Newfoundland?
On a whim?

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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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