This week I am highlighting individual stories -and authors -from the Foxleaf Anthology.
Vicki J. Cypcar, author of The Return of Rory Decker, offers us a short, but very powerful, tale called "Home and the Ties That Bind." It's a story about love and loss, and the things that hold our memories to us... here is the opening:
Oh how I hate college, especially when an unwelcome ice storm decides to lacquer the tender buds of spring here in Lexington. I’m sitting here glaring out the dorm window – ice crystals frozen – on the inside. Part of me feels like I will never be warm again.
How far from home this feels - this drafty dorm room of chipped paint and creaky floors. Looking down from my room I see happy parents retrieving their offspring so they can be home in time for Easter – but not me.
Oh how I miss my father…
Read the rest, and the whole anthology, HERE.