The Price of Labeling Relationships

If I were to scroll through your contact list, and, at random, point to a name, I’m certain you would have a term ready to explain the relationship you share, whether it’s ‘friend’ or ‘colleague’ or ‘acquaintance’. It’s natural, and often, subconscious, the way we categorize everyone into neat little files into our brain. We…

Faces of Fire

​​The shining flame of the candle, The burning roar of the pyre, The blazing light in her eyes, The charred remains of his house, The youths’ laughter around the campfire, The rage nurtured by the beast, The delectable smell of the cooking meal, The fearsome and fierce wildfire, The tamed glow at the end of…