Lovely imagery! The whole story had that warm, just before bedtime feel.
I really enjoyed that. Thanks for sharing.
My goodness - talk about 'deep calling to deep.' It's just a short story but it resonates so powerfully with some of the most fundamental aches withing the human spirit.
<- (hates typo's) 'within' not 'withing'
Thank you all! It's so nice to hear that this story hit its mark.