One Day at a Time

Tekia Lampkin
Nov 28, 2021 · 12 min read
Photo by Mohamed Awwam on Unsplash

Taylor descended from the stage with the rest of her graduating class, a tear in her eye and a lump in her throat. She floated as if in a dream toward her family, who cheered for her again as she got closer to where they were huddled together waiting for her. Micah nearly bowled her over right there in the grassy aisle with a huge tackle hug before Mama and Grandma took turns squeezing her tightly. “You did it, baby girl,” a deep voice came from behind…