The Ones We Don’t Get to Keep

Photo by Jeremy Perkins via Unsplash

The summer of my 15th year, I visited a friend in a town two hours away and met a friend of her’s. He was different in the most beautiful way. Smart and poetic with an old soul. I was done in an instant.

We exchanged addresses because that’s what you did back then. We never called. We never…

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Vanessa Torre

Vanessa Torre

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Top 10 feminist writer. Host of I Hadn’t Considered That, writing about midlife on Meeting in the Middle & ADHD on Late to My Own Party. linktr.ee/Vanessaltorre