New Eyes

Richenda had always hated New York. After college, she had moved away, never returning until today, for her mother’s funeral.

She wandered Manhattan, trying to see the city through Mom’s eyes, hear it through her ears. For the first time, the city felt alive to her, instead of just loud.

Laura prompted me with what she intended to be the first line of a story:

I looked and then I saw; I listened and then I heard. My imagination took a somewhat more oblique path to delivering this message. I hope you enjoyed the story. Please share it if you did and let people know they can subscribe!

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