The Strangers and the Little Ants

Blithe Anderson
Nov 19, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by Martin Kníže on Unsplash

Family is the stranger who reminds you you’re not alone
The kinship with that mysterious person feels so important; you recognize them

It’s those birds that keep on chirping every morning, with lives enigmatic but so familiar

It’s the bugs with their tiny microcosm; their world the size of a backyard
The security of knowing there’s always something going on outside of you

It’s the people you have known for years, and time is a glue which connects you

Family is in the life forms that are here at the same time on the same planet with you
Living, breathing in this cosmic happenstance

Salt Flats

Salt City Genre Writers is a writing group based in Salt…

Blithe Anderson

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In a partnership with the English language; on a mission to dispel myths, bridge gaps, and draw boundaries.

Salt Flats

Salt City Genre Writers is a writing group based in Salt Lake City, Utah. We hold a monthly flash fiction contest for members to be published on our Medium publication. These are the winning stories.

Blithe Anderson

Written by

In a partnership with the English language; on a mission to dispel myths, bridge gaps, and draw boundaries.

Salt Flats

Salt City Genre Writers is a writing group based in Salt Lake City, Utah. We hold a monthly flash fiction contest for members to be published on our Medium publication. These are the winning stories.

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