A story about getting lost in the woods while finding ourselves

Photo of the author, his wife Veronica, and Yael Wolfe sitting in hot springs

How do I start to explain the magic that I just helped manifest in my life this past Labor day weekend?

Start at the Beginning-

In the beginning, I came to Medium first as a reader and later, a writer. Somewhere in between, I started reading one particular writer’s work daily. …

iPoetry-The Short Place Prompt

How Mr. Brightside by The Killers will always remind me of infidelity and abortion

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How could I ever forget the spring break when you disappeared
Took a week to hear from you, and by then, you sounded different, weird
I eventually put together the pieces of the puzzle exactly as I feared
You ran off to Ohio to cheat on me with an older man sporting a…

“The wait is delicious”

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We hear it often and in different forms:

“It’s not the destination; it’s the journey.”

“Good things come to those who wait.”

“Pleasure is found first in anticipation, later in memory.”

“Anticipation of pleasure is, in itself, a very considerable pleasure.”

Essentially, all of these statements highlight the importance and…

Tarot Tuesday

What do my tarot cards think my 38th year around the sun will have in store?

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I celebrated my 38th birthday a week ago today. I’ve had a very enjoyable birthday week. Nothing too fancy just quality time with the ones that I love.

I have never done a “Year Ahead Spread” with tarot cards before. I figured that the marking of my birthday would be…

Edward Riley

Lover of human sexuality, nature, reading (fantasy, horror, sci-fi), the written word & much more. INTJ. edwardsaudioadventures@gmail.com

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