March 26, 2010

At that moment, time shifted sideways, not stopping, exactly, just carving out a small space that made no sense at all and so much sense, all at the same time. She wanted to put a palm to this new person’s cheek, she wanted to run away from all the people around them, she wanted time to talk and talk and talk until the mystery had unraveled, until the space that had just opened unexpectedly in her heart reordered the words and used them to explain itself.

They shook hands then. “It’s so great to finally meet you,” she said.

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