A Thimble of Light
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A Thimble of Light

We Can Never Have Nice Things

Growing older often makes you a ridiculous fool. Case in point.

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I should want nice things. I should want a man to lie beside me, smoothing my hair. I should want to unravel myself, bit by bit, frame by frame, so he can see me. I should want the company, the constant nature of it, the knowing that the man you closed your eyes to is the one you’ll wake to. But then I think…




Personal essays on mental illness, disconnection, rootlessness, and a desire to find our way home.

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Felicia C. Sullivan

Felicia C. Sullivan

Marketing Exec/Author. I build brands & tell stories. Work in Human Parts, OneZero, Forge, Index & Marker. Hire me: t.ly/bEnd7 Brand & Content eBooks: t.ly/ZP5v

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