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Somber and content


My perfect emotion

I’ve always liked sad music, heartbreaking books, and movies about love and loss. Last week when I was writing, listening to a classical playlist, a tragically sad song came on, one that made my pen slow down and a flood of warmth moved through me. I felt simultaneously somber and content. I could feel my heart rate slow down and my breath become more…



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Laura Culberg

I write about seemingly mundane experiences that are relatable because we are human. Subscribe on Substack to get my stories directly: