220: Breadcrumbs

Some days are breadcrumb days-

the kind of days where you wake up and say,

“God, please lean a little closer

in a not so subtle way today.

I know that you often speak to us through

music and nature and in other

metaphorical matters,

which I most always love,

but today,

if you could get to the point,

if you could be here now,

I would most appreciate it.”


And then you throw off the covers

and you lace up your shoes

and you move out and about in this

big wide world, and lo and behold

the sun feels like magic

and there’s a woman on the subway who laughs so loud

that everyone smiles.

And a toddler blows kisses at strangers

and the barista learns your name

and you realize that there are breadcrumbs

all over the place. As a matter of fact,

they’re almost ankle deep.


Written by Sarah A. Speed // Writing the Good

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