You know when you read something that stops you in your tracks? This beautiful little piece did just that today. The writer is allowing me to share it with you. A sunny morning encounter, by Ian Hanchet.
What makes you cry? Laugh? Grateful?
These are a few of my pandemic-fuelled emotional touchstones.
A Letter to Lily June on her First Birthday
Dear Lily June,
At the risk of appropriating your mother’s salutation for her own online letters to you, just let me say that I’m responding in a humble way to her request for letters – letters to be addressed to you, in honour of your upcoming first birthday.